Co-Founder and the Chairman of the Global Climate Forum, Berlin, Germany
Carlo C. Jaeger is co-founder and the chairman of the Global Climate Forum e.V., leading GCF’s Green Growth research process. He holds a Professorship at Beijing Normal University (BNU), was Professor for Modelling Social Systems at Potsdam University in Germany and chair of the research domain ‘Transdisciplinary Concepts and Methods’ at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK).
Developing climate impact research guided by stakeholder dialogues and using mathematics as a tool to meet conceptual challenges is the focus of his work.
Carlo C. Jaeger is the co-chair of IHDP-IRG Project, a member of the Scientific and Technical Council of the International Risk Governance Council, and has served on the boards of various scientific organizations. He was Professor at the University of Darmstadt and Head of the Human Ecology Department at the Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology. He holds degrees in economics (Ph.D., Frankfurt University, Germany), sociology (diploma, University of Berne, Switzerland), and human ecology (habilitation ETH Zurich, Switzerland) and has worked extensively on the interactions between technological progress and environmental problems, in particular the role of information technologies in urban development.
He has considerable research experience in the field of risk research and stakeholder dialogue. His current research interest focuses on the positive impact of climate policy on prosperity and growth and on the role of financial markets in managing climate change.