Vita

Ruggero Schleicher-Tappeser
2013 – 2015

Coordinator, xGWp European Gigawatt Fab, www.xGWp.eu

2008 – till today

Freelance Consultant, Sustainable Strategies, Berlin: energy policy, renewable energies, photovoltaics, business strategies

2004 – 2008

Secretariat of the Alpine Convention Innsbruck/ Bolzano/ Chambéry: www.alpconv.org
2004 Vice Secretary General
2005-2006 Acting Secretary General
2007 Senior Adviser

1999 – 2003

Co-founder and co-director of SQM-praxis GmbH, Freiburg/ Firenze
development of instruments for “SQM – Sustainable Quality Management”: www.sqm-praxis.net

1989 – 2003

Founder and director of EURES – Institute for regional Studies in Europe, Freiburg/ DE:
regional development, sustainable development, transport, environment, European policies,
intercultural cooperation. Projects in most European countries: www.eures.de

1986 – 1988

Research associate, Institute for Ecological Economics, IÖW, Bonn/ Berlin: research project on regional technology policies

1978 – 1985

Free lance journalist in Bern/ CH: environment, energy politics, science; member of the board of the Swiss Energy Foundation SES

1970 – 1977

University of Bern/ CH: diploma in physics

1961 – 1970

European School Varese/ IT: European Baccalaureate

1952

Born in Frankfurt a.M./ DE

working languages

German, English, French, Italian, (Spanish)