Axel Michaelowa

Managing Director
Perspectives Climate Group

Axel Michaelowa holds a PhD in Economics and has worked on international climate policy instruments and the UNFCCC process since 1994. From 1999 to 2006, he was head of the Research Programme “International Climate Policy” at the Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWA). Since 2007 he is leading a research group on climate policy at the University of Zurich`s Institute of Political Science. Thanks to his extensive work experience, Axel Michaelowa is one of the leading experts in the field of international climate policies, market mechanism design and the UNFCCC process and has over 400 academic publications on these issues.