Stephan Hoch holds an M.A. in Political Science and English. He has an in-depth understanding of international climate policy, with a particular focus on African energy and climate policies.
Stephan is Managing Director of Perspectives Climate Group GmbH and responsible for climate finance and mitigation projects with a focus on African countries.
He has extensive experience in analyzing the UNFCCC negotiations and the relevance of related reform processes for developing countries, such as CDM standardization and the evolution of emerging carbon market and climate finance mechanisms. He has methodological and field experience in developing countries, especially in East Africa and experience in advising international non-governmental, public, and corporate clients. Stephan has strong analytical, communication and team-working skills, in particular in intercultural settings.
Stephan Hoch is also a research scientist and director with Perspectives Climate Research gGmbH. In addition to his work at Perspectives, Stephan currently finalizes his PhD at the Department of Political Science at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg.