Christian Dannecker

Director Forestry and Land Use practice, South Pole Group

Christian Dannecker is Director of the Forestry and Land Use practice at South Pole Group, leading a team of ten experts in the development of a pipeline of reforestation, REDD+, agroforestry, agriculture, clean cook stove and biomass projects as well as providing distinct consultancy services on REDD+ readiness, NAMA, standards and methodologies, policy, MRV, capacity building, and land based carbon project development. His references include for example policy advisory for FIP/ADB REDD+ investments, AFOLU NAMA development in Tunisia and Honduras, native species reforestation and species conservation projects using the VCS and the CCBS standards, and one of world’s largest REDD+ projects, the Kariba REDD+ project. He also works as Director of Corporate Development for Climate Friendly, member of the South Pole group and is board member of Natural Carbon Pty Ltd. (Brisbane). He current works in the CODE REDD member committee and in the CCBS standards committee, and is a recognized VCS JNR expert. He holds a M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences from ETH Zurich.