Oliver Inderwildi

Senior Manager and Global Leadership Fellow, Chemicals, Advanced Materials and Emerging Technologies, World Economic Forum (Geneva, Switzerland); Senior Policy Fellow, University of Oxford (Oxford, United Kingdom); Visiting Professor, University of Turin (Turin, Italy)

Oliver Inderwildi is a Senior Manager and Global Leadership Fellow at the World Economic Forum in Geneva, Switzerland. Before his current position, Dr. Inderwildi was the head of the Low-Carbon Energy Centre at Oxford University’s Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, By-Fellow at Churchill College, Cambridge University, and Junior Research Fellow working with former Chief Scientific Advisor, Sir David King.

Dr. Inderwildi has authored more than 50 academic publications based on research using a vast array of methodologies ranging from quantum-chemical simulations to policy analysis as well as political and economic assessments. In parallel to his academic research, he has specialized in producing policy and white papers, which are used to advise governmental decision-makers and help optimize public policy. Together with Sir David King, he edited the most comprehensive book on energy and transport, which was published by Springer in 2012.

Dr. Inderwildi also serves as Advisory Board member for Energy & Environmental Science, a high-impact journal published by the Royal Society of Chemistry and serves on the editorial boards of many other academic journals.

Dr. Inderwildi was educated in science and engineering at the University of Heidelberg, the Swiss Institute of Technology, and the University of Amsterdam. He received additional training in economics and policy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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