Albrecht Gradmann is a Fellow at Ecologic Institute. He is responsible for statistical analysis and data management. His expertise covers global resource use, energy policy, and the evaluation of sustainable management. Albrecht works in German and English and has good knowledge of Spanish and French.
He is working on the preparation of a Composite Indicator on Environmental Pressure for the Environment Directorate-General of the European Commission (EC), and he is involved in monitoring the indicator set that has been established to evaluate the progress of the European Sustainable Development Strategy. Apart from that, Albrecht Gradmann is involved in different projects dealing with such topics as the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), sustainable transportation, the treatment of mining waste, and renewable energy policy. Within the scope of these projects, he analyzes public statistics and develops thematic databases.
From 2009 to 2011, Albrecht supported the free allocation of emissions permits and the monitoring, reporting, and verification processes under the European Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) for the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU).
Before joining Ecologic Institute, Albrecht participated in the development of an energy systems model for a French utility company (EdF). Prior to this, he was employed at the Technical University Clausthal (Germany), where he conducted research on the integration of renewable energy into the German electricity grid.
Albrecht studied geography and economics at the University of Freiburg (Germany). He is a trained carpenter and worked as a supervisor in a development project in Ecuador.