Jörg Haas

Jörg Haas is Head of the Globalisation and Transformation Division at the Heinrich Böll Foundation. He studied Geography and Ethnology at the University of Trier in the 1980s, with postgraduate studies at the Seminar for Rural Development in Berlin. In the early 1990s he worked for GTZ in a rainforest project in Ecuador.

In 1993 Jörg joined the Heinrich Böll Foundation, where he first headed the Latin America Division and subsequently the Ecology Division, with a focus on climate and energy policy and the ecological governance of globalization. Jörg was also Director of the European Climate Foundation’s Global Climate Policy Program, supporting the global climate negotiations with technical and economic analysis, and in bilateral climate finance initiatives after the Copenhagen climate conference. From 2014 to 2017 he worked at Campact, a progressive digital citizen’s movement.