Axel Michaelowa

Research Director, Perspectives Climate Research


Axel Michaelowa is research director at Perspectives Climate Research and researcher at University of Zurich. He holds a PhD in Economics and has worked on international climate policy instruments and the UNFCCC process since 1994. Thanks to his extensive work experience, Axel Michaelowa is one of the leading experts in the field of international climate policies, market mechanism design and the UNFCCC process and has over 400 academic publications on these issues. Axel was lead author on international mitigation policies in the 4th and 5th IPCC Assessment Reports between 2006 and 2013.