Behre, Eike

Project Associate

Profile
  • Eike Behre
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-EHS
    OFFICE:
    The Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII)
    E-MAIL:
    behre@ehs.unu.edu
    PHONE:
    +49-228-815-0238
    NATIONALITY:
    Germany

    Research Interests

    • Climate & disaster risk management
    • Climate Risk Insurance
    • Ecosystem based Adaptation

    Education

    • M.Sc., Environmental Sciences, Major in Environmental International Policy & Sustainable Development Diplomacy, Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
    • B.Sc., Forest and Nature Conservation, Major in Tropical Forestry, Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

    Biographical Statement

    Eike Behre is a Project Associate at MCII and supports the implementation of several climate risk analysis studies by applying the Economics of Climate Adaptation (ECA) methodology. The ECA methodology assists in formulating long-term climate adaptation strategies, including risk transfer solutions. Mr. Behre is responsible for the overall assessment of climate change adaptation options from the ecosystem service perspective.

    Prior to MCII, Mr. Behre worked at GIZ on Advancing Climate Risk Insurance Plus (ACRI+), a BMU-funded project with a focus on applying the Integrated Climate Risk Management approach to the renewable energy sector in Barbados. In addition, Mr. Behre has gained valuable experience with forest carbon offset projects (REDD+) in Fiji and Vietnam.

    Eike Behre holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Science from the Wageningen University and a Bachelor’s degree in Forest and Nature Conservation from Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences.