Adrien Specker

Project Officer

2022 – Present: Project Officer at World Resources Forum
He works on projects related to the development of sustainable management of plastic and e-waste, especially in Africa for the German development cooperation (GIZ GmbH) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

BSc in Geosciences and EnvironmentSpecialisation: Environmental Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Lausanne,
BSc in Geosciences and Environment – Specialisation: Environmental Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Lausanne,
He went for one year in Canada and researched the social impacts of mining and fracking.

MSc in Environmental Systems and Policy, ETHZ
In his master’s thesis, Adrien studied the plastic waste stream from electrical and electronic waste in South Africa. The research, supervised by EMPA and in collaboration with the University of Johannesburg, was mainly done on-site and Adrien lived in South Africa for almost half a year. During his master’s degree, Adrien also worked as a consultant in the field of plastic and electronic waste.