May 31, 2022

Stefan Kohlwes

Stefan Kohlwes
Stefan Kohlwes
© Ben Mangelsdorf

Advisor Business Development and Fundraising

Mini CV

  • At CPHP since November 2022
  • MA Social Sciences, Humboldt University, Berlin and Middle East Technical University, Ankara
  • Head of project at Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Chambers for GreenTech)
  • Consultant for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in Ankara and Istanbul


Stefan Kohlwes works as an advisor for business development and research funding at the Centre for Planetary Health Policy (CPHP). Before joining CPHP he led a project cluster at the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry, establishing bilateral cooperations and projects for environmental protection across more than 30 countries in collaboration with the German federal Ministry for the Environment and the network of German chambers of commerce abroad. The projects were focused on the circular economy, waste and wastewater management and decentralized power supply through hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. Prior to this, Stefan worked as a project management consultant for GIZ in Ankara and Istanbul.