Dr. Artur RUNGE-METZGER
Head of Unit "Climate, Ozone and Energy", DG Environment of the European Commission
1985 he started his professional career at the University of Göttingen, Germany.
His main scientific topics were natural resources economics and development economics, which included extensive field research in West Africa
1993 he joined the European Commission, starting his career in the EC Delegation in Zimbabwe where he was responsible for the bilateral co-operation covering agricultural policies, rural development and the environment.
1997-2001 he worked in DG Development and DG Environment in Brussels on a wide range of environmental issues, particularly climate change.
2001 he was appointed Head of Operations in the EC Delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
2003 he took up his position as Head of the Climate, Ozone and Energy Unit.