Martin Obermaier

Martin Obermaier

Expert in natural resources and communication

Specialist in
Adaptation to climate change and conservation of coastal and marine environment Climate and conservation finance Knowledge management

About me

Martin Obermaier is an international expert with GOPA Consultants in Mauritania where he supports the GIZ "Co-management of marine, coastal and terrestrial resources" programme. Prior to this he has been a post-Doctoral Research Associate at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), with a MSC in Economics from Freie Universität Berlin (2005) and a DSc in Energy and Environmental Planning from UFRJ (2011). I moderated a community of practice on dryland adaptation with over 600 international experts, and have acted as consultant to the World Bank, West African Development Bank, OECD, IEA, BNDES, and GOPA. I am lead or contributing author to over 40 international and national publications, including high-impact global assessment reports (UCCRN Climate Change and Cities, 2016, and UNEP GEO5, 2011).