Who is GEI?


Anja von Moltke, Acting Head, Trade, Policy and Planning Unit

Anja von Moltke has almost 20 years of experience with international environmental policy, negotiations and capacity-building in different environmental sectors.

She currently heads the Trade, Policy and Planning Unit in the Economics and Trade Branch. She has also worked as Senior Advisor on Green Economy and Rio+20 and led for many years UNEP’s work on environmental fiscal reform and environmentally harmful subsidies. She also has substantial experience in the field of climate change, energy, biodiversity and sustainable fisheries.

Prior to joining UNEP in 1999, Anja von Moltke worked for the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) as a negotiator for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Kyoto Protocol. She has also worked for several other agencies of the United Nations, including the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).