Manager, Strategy and Relationship Management, UNFCCC
Niclas Svenningsen is the Manager for the Strategy and Relationship Management unit in the UNFCCC Secretariat. In this capacity he is responsible for developing and strengthening approaches and strategies for catalysing climate action under, and in addition to, activities mandated by UNFCCC, in particular through private sector cooperation and market based instruments. He was previously working in the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) where he was in charge of the climate neutral strategy of the UN system, as well as for the implementation of UNEP’s programmes for sustainable buildings, urban development, and sustainable procurement. Niclas has a background in civil engineering and environmental law.