Prof Uwe Schneidewind



Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie GmbH

Döppersberg 19

42103 Wuppertal


Tel.: +49 202 2492100

Fax.: +49 202 2492108



Scientific staff:

Dipl.-Psych. Matthias Wanner


President and Chief Research Executive of  the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy as well as Professor for Sustainable Transition Management at the University of Wuppertal.  He studied Business Administration at the University of Cologne. PhD thesis (1995) and habilitation thesis (1998) on strategic environmental management issues and the role of enterprises in societal transformation processese at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. Professorship for Business Administration at the University of Oldenburg (1998-2010) and President of the University (2004-2008).


Membership in different scientific and politcal boards: i.a. member of the Club of Rome as well as of the expert group for the Parliamentary Advisory Council on Sustainable Development (2011-2013). Member of WBGU since 2013.


Research focus: Analysis of sustainable transformation processes with special emphasis on the close interactions between technical, economical, institutional and cultural aspects.