Step Management Board

Executive Secretary


Dr. Ruediger Kuehr is Executive Secretary and Co-Founder of the Step Initiative. Previously, he served as Head of UNU-ISP Operating Unit SCYCLE and as Head of the UNU Zero Emissions Forum (ZEF) – European Focal Point. A political and social scientist by education, he holds a PhD from the University of Osnabrück (Germany) and a M.A. (Magister Artium) from the University of Münster, (Germany), plus additional post-graduate studies in Tokyo, Japan.

Ruediger has authored, co-authored and co-edited several books and regularly publishes and lectures on environmental policies.