Christof Hertel

Research Coordinator and Treasurer

Christof is a geographer and is finishing a PhD on the eco-social governance of international transport chains at the Hamburg University of Technology. At the same time, he has been a Project Coordinator at the European Section of the Institute for Transport and Development Policy (ITDP Europe) since 2007. He is currently overseeing a research study that aims to identify and assess the CO2 reduction possibilities in freight transport in Europe.


Christof received his undergraduate degree and master's degree from the Free University of Berlin in Transport Science, Political Economy and Environmental Management. He wrote his master's thesis on the mobility problems resulting from the South African apartheid and how they could be overcome through bicycle use. Christof is founding member of EURIST.

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