Harry Lehmann

Board Member

UBA – German Federal Environment Agency

Since 2004, physicist Dr. Harry Lehmann is head of the division “Environmental Planning and Sustainable Strategies” of the German Federal Environment Agency.

After working in the field of fundamental research in physics, he founded and owned 1984 the Engineering Consultancy “UHL Data” for systems analysis and simulation in the field of energy and environment. From 1990 until 1999 he was at the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy.

Then he founded and was Director of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions and Innovations, at that time he was also Director of Greenpeace International “Solutions Unit”. He was an early member of the Factor 10 Club for resource productivity and sustainable use of natural resources and is now the president of it. He is one of the founders of Eurosolar and was there the vice president from 2000 to 2006. Since 2011 he is executive Chairman of the World Renewable Energy Council.

Since 1985, Harry Lehmann has been lecturer – amongst others – at the University of Luneburg.