Full name

Uwe Schneidewind

Institution / Affiliation

Wuppertal Institute

Short biography

Prof. Dr. Uwe Schneidewind, Wuppertal Institute, University of Wuppertal Born 1966 in Cologne/Germany, Prof. Dr. Schneidewind studied Business Administration at the University of Cologne and HEC/Paris between 1986 and 1991. In 1991-1992 he was a Strategic Consultant in Environmental Management at Roland Berger & Partner in Düsseldorf before becoming a researcher at the Institute for Economy and the Environment (IWO-HSG) at University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. Here he also wrote his PhD and Habilitation on strategic environmental management issues. From 1998 to 2010 Prof. Dr. Schneidewind has held a full-time Professorship position for Production Management and the Environment at the University of Oldenburg and between 2004 and 2008 he was President of the University. Since March 2010 Uwe Schneidewind is President of the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, Energy and Professor for “Sustainable Transition Management” at the Wuppertal University.

Work address

Döppersberg 19



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Public telephone number

+49 202 2492100