- Independent Adviser, Denmark
Hans Jürgen Stehr is an Independent Adviser based in Denmark. He has had a long career within public administration and management of environmental, climate change and energy issues.
Up until 2010, he served as Director of the Secretariat for the independent Danish Commission on Climate Change Policy, which was asked by the Government to elaborate recommendations about how to make Denmark fully independent of fossil fuels. The Commission’s final report was published in the autumn of 2010.
Hans-Jürgen served two terms as Chair and one term as Vice-Chair of the Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) under the Kyoto Protocol, of which he was a member from its initiation in 2001, up until 2008. In that capacity, he played a major role in making the CDM operational.
Hans Jürgen holds a Master’s degree in Law from the University of Copenhagen and he has taught Constitutional Law as an Assistant Professor.