Brendan O’Donnell is a Fellow at Ecologic Institute. His work focuses on sustainable urban development, especially the visibility and accessibility of diverse communities in the decision-making process; post-carbon finance, including the development of vehicles and policies to support sustainable investing; and the future of environmentalism, particularly how art and other cultural influences inform the concept of nature and inspire environmental policy. He speaks English and German fluently and has a working knowledge of Italian.
Prior to joining Ecologic Institute, Brendan worked as a journalist, researcher, and editor for over 10 years in the US and Germany.
He studied comparative literary theory at Freie Universität Berlin (Germany) and Università Ca’ Foscari in Venice (Italy).