Managing Partner

MSc Sonja Butzengeiger

Sonja Butzengeiger holds degrees in Environmental Sciences and Environmental Protection. She works on the Kyoto Mechanisms and climate policies since 1999. From 2000 to 2005, she was research fellow at the Hamburg Institute for International Economics and founded Perspectives in 2003 with Axel Michaelowa. From 2006 to early 2007, she worked for the German Environment Ministry (BMU), division Energy and Climate. There, she worked on UNFCCC related matters, on greenhouse gas reporting, the national adaptation strategy process, and other political processes related to energy and climate policy.

At Perspectives, besides the management of the company, she has been heading the Business Fields Climate Policy Advice and UNFCCC Negotiation Support. She has conducted numerous projects for public and private clients, e.g. on CDM reform options, new market mechanisms such as sectoral approaches and NAMAs, innovative energy generation technologies, project finance, adaptation and has provided post-2012 negotiation support. 


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