From May 2000 until the end of July 2006 Eduard Interwies was engaged as a Senior Fellow at Ecologic. He carried out environmental economic research and policy consultations with a focus on the use of economic instruments in environmental policy (tradable permits, environmental taxation etc.). In addition, he worked on financing strategies for the protection of the environment, integrated river basin management as well as on the policies of International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and their impact on sustainability. Mr. Interwies combines his strong background as an economist with multi-disciplinary research and policy consulting approaches in the economic, social and environmental domains. He works in German, English, and Greek.
Eduard Interwies worked as a Research Assistant and Tutor for Introductory Microeconomics at the Chair for Monetary Policy and International Economics (Prof. Bofinger) of the Würzburg University from 1996 to 1998. In 1999 he served as a Researcher at the Evolutionary Economics Unit at the Max-Planck-Institute for Research into Economic Systems in Jena, Germany. Mr. Interwies was then employed as an economist at the German Ministry of Finance, International Department, responsible for the preparation of Economic Summits (G7/8, G10, G20), the reform of the IMF/World Bank financing instruments and the further development of the International Financial Architecture.
Mr. Interwies holds master's degrees in both Economics and Political Science from the Julius-Maximilians-University in Würzburg, Germany (1997) and is a 1-Year-Graduate from Davidson College, North Carolina (1995).