Dr. Gerd Leipold

Head: Earth League

 

Gerd Leipold has been a board member of GCF from 2010 to 2017 and leads GCF’s Earth League research process.

Leipold studied physics in Munich and Physical Oceanography at the University of Hamburg. He gained his Ph.D. at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology in Hamburg. From 1982 to 1987 he was the director of Greenpeace Germany and from 1987 to 1992 he coordinated the international disarmament work of Greenpeace International. Between 1993 and 2001 he ran his own consultancy company ‘Gem Partners Ltd’ in London. From 2001 to 2009 he was the Executive Director of Greenpeace International. He is now consulting companies on sustainable development and advises NGOs and scientific institutions on communication and strategy. He is a trustee of the Humboldt – Viadrina School of Governance and a member of the advisory board of the German development organization Welthungerhilfe.

Events

07.12.17

Second Conference on Financial Networks and Sustainability

This three-day conference (January 17-19, 2018), organized by FINEXUS (Center for Financial...


09.11.17

GCF @ COP23 in Bonn: discussing green growth and how to turn climate risks into opportunities (copy 1)

The Global Climate Forum e.V., the University of Zurich and IIASA, together with partners from...


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News

04.12.17

An Open Invitation to Participate in the GREEN-WIN Survey

A guiding element of the GREEN WIN Project is the Global Dialogue, which aims to produce shared...


22.09.17

GCF and the DOLFINS Consortium replied to the EU consultation on Sustainable Finance

The EU High-level expert group (HLEG) on Sustainable Finance has invited all citizens to provide...


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