Martin Krause

Regional Practice Leader for Environment, Climate & Energy

Based in: Regional Hub for Europe and CIS/New York

From: Germany

Studied at: Free University of Berlin, German Development Institute

Languages: English, Spanish, German



I'm Martin Krause and I lead UNDP’s environment, climate and energy team in Europe and Central Asia.

My main areas of expertise:

  1. Climate policy and finance
  2. Energy access and renewable energy
  3. Environmental planning
  4. Programme cycle management
My work

Together with my team, I work closely with UNDP country offices and government partners promoting policy change and market transformations in fields such as renewable energy, climate adaptation, carbon finance and natural resource management. (Find out more about our work)

I have over 17 years of experience as an expert and advisor on climate change, environment and energy as well as project planning and management. I have worked and lived in Asia, Africa, Latin America, Europe and UNDP headquarters in New York.


Some recent achievements

2012 Publication of policy guidance and lessons on energy access in Asia-Pacific (pdf)

2010-2012 Helped UNDP to strategically position environment portfolios in Bangladesh, China, IndiaLaos and Sri Lanka

2008-2012 Mobilized significant financial resources for countries in the Asia-Pacific region from global trust funds

For more details, you are welcome to contact me directly:

+421-2-59337 214