Hans Joachim Schellnhuber

Hans Joachim Schellnhuber founded the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) in 1992 and has been its director ever since. He is a professor for Theoretical Physics at Potsdam University and holds positions as research fellow at the Stockholm Resilience Centre and Senior Advisor at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam. Mr. Schellnhuber is currently member of the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) and elected member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and several other academies.

As of May 2018