Experts' profiles - Hartmut Stahl
Hartmut Stahl
Hartmut Stahl is the Programme Officer in UNEPs Sport and the Environment Unit. His current projects include the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games and the 2010 Singapore Youth Olympic Games, and his advice to organizers of major sporting events helps reduce their environmental impact and raise environmental awareness through sport.
Before joining UNEP, Hartmut worked at the Oeko-Institut - an NGO and research institute for applied ecology - as a scientist and policy advisor. He was project leader of Green Goal - the greening programme of the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany - and of the environmental programme of the 2008 UN conference on biodiversity (COP9/MOP4) in Bonn, Germany, while as an expert on sport and the environment he has been involved in the application process and preparation of several World Cups and Olympic Games. Hartmut was also a consultant to Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the EU situated in Luxembourg, where he worked on environmental statistics and on production process emissions.
Hartmut has a diploma in chemistry from the University of Tuebingen, Germany and a PhD.
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