Franz Tattenbach

Franz Tattenbach

Government of Costa Rica, Minister of Environment and Energy, Costa Rica


EDUCATION Doctoral Candidate PhD Economic Development and Peace Sciences, Cornell University, New York, USA. M.A. Regional Sciences and Urban Planning Cornell University, New York, USA B.S. Agricultural Economics, Cornell University, New York, USA EXPERIENCE Tropical Agricultural Research and Teaching Center (CATIE), USAID Regional Climate Change Program (Central America and Dominican Republic) Program Director 2013-2015. IISD -International Institute for Sustainable Development. President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) 2010- 2012. Foundation for the Development of the Central Volcanic Mountains- Executive Director 1993-2009. Climate Change Ambassador of Costa Rica and Chief Negotiator at the UN FCCC under Presidents Figueres, Rodríguez and Pacheco 1996-2004. OCIC -Costa Rican Office of Joint Implementation. National Coordinator 1995-1999. USAID, Team Leader of the CATIE Price Waterhouse Consortium for the FORESTA project 1991-1993.

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