Sascha is the CEO of Deutsche Umwelthilfe (Environmental Action Germany), a leading environmental, nature conservation and consumer advocacy organization. He is also a founding partner and board member of the Ecologic Institute, a non-profit applied environmental policy research institute with offices in several European and North American cities. From 2007-2014, Sascha built and led The Nature Conservancy’s regional program in Europe. From 2003-2006, he served as the Heinrich Böll Foundation’s Director for Europe and North America as well as head of the Foundation’s program on foreign and security policy. From 1998-2002 he served as Director of the Foundation’s office in Washington DC. Sascha serves on several boards of scientific and non-profit institutions. His latest book, Energy Security, was published in 2008. Sascha and his family live in Berlin, Germany.