Climate Energy Cities

CEC is a consulting firm based in Hamburg, Germany. It was founded by Dipl. Ing. Stefan Schurig and builds on a global network of independent experts, researchers and consultants. It's focus is on the crosscutting areas between 'climate change', ‘renewable energy’, 'sustainable cities' and ‘public engagement’.

Profile: Stefan Schurig

Dipl. Ing. Stefan Schurig is an architect and urban planner by training and has worked for more than 20 years on renewable energy, sustainable cities and sustainable development. He was the spokesperson and member of the Senior Management Team of Greenpeace in Germany between 1998 and 2007 and until 2017 Climate and Energy Director and Executive Board Member of the World Future Council Foundation (WFC). The WFC is a sister organisation of the Right Livelihood Award, better known as the Alternative Nobel Prize.

Since 2018 Stefan also serves as a Boardmember of Campact (Mitgliederversammlung) on a pro-bono basis and teaches on the Master programme of the University of the Built Environment and Metropolitan Development (HCU) in Hamburg. He writes regularly about climate change related subjects, the challenge to transform cities into ‘regenerative’ systems and on the global transformation of the energy sector.

Stefan established Cities and Energy Consulting in 2017 and serves as the Secretary General of the Foundations Platform (F20), which he helped to establish in 2017

"The challenges of global urbanisation trends, the balance between economic interests and ecologic footprints, as well as developing politically feasible solutions have always been at the heart of my professional career."