Volkmar Dietz

Head of Unit “Policy Issues in Sustainability, Climate, Energy“
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Volkmar Dietz is a physicist. Since  November 2010 he is heading the unit “Policy Issues in Sustainability, Climate, Energy“ of BMBF. One of his tasks is further development of BMBF´s funding program “Research for Sustainability (FONA)”, cooperation with European and international programs and funding initiatives in the field of sustainability research and the interaction between sustainability research and other policy areas. In the framework of FONA, he is also responsible for the funding focus „socio-ecolocial research and economic sciences for sustainability“ and for the IASS.