Laurin Wuennenberg is a researcher with IISD’s Economic Law and Policy Program. He provides research and communications expertise for applying the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) to a wide range of infrastructure projects globally.
Laurin is responsible for client engagement and defining the scope of SAVi applications. He also contributes to data collection, validates assessment results and develops bespoke communications materials to disseminate SAVi assessment results. Laurin also performs outreach activities for client acquisition and for positioning SAVi within the space of valuation tools and sustainable infrastructure deployment.
His previous work experience covers a range of consulting and research projects in academic environments, the private sector and international organizations, including work in India for the German Development Agency (GIZ) and Adelphi.
Laurin also worked at Gruner AG, a construction engineering company, in their “Sustainable Building” department. Before joining IISD, Laurin conducted research during his post-graduate studies on public procurement approaches and the uptake of innovative business models for the provision of lighting solutions.
Laurin has a B.A. in Business and Economics from Witten/Herdecke University in Germany, as well as an MSc. in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management (graduated with distinction), Erasmus Mundus Degree by Lund University and Central European University.