UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources


Florian Flachenecker

Honorary Lecturer


Florian Flachenecker is a Junior Economist (YP) at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), working on economic-environmental accounting to analyse and monitor the Sustainable Development Goals, the Paris Climate Agreement and the OECD Green Growth indicators. He also is an Honorary Lecturer at University College London (UCL). Previously, he was a Doctoral Researcher at the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, empirically investigating the effects of resource efficiency on competitiveness and climate change mitigation. Florian was a Visiting Fellow at the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC) of the European Commission, authoring a competitiveness strategy for the EU. Moreover, he worked as a Consultant at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on firm-level resource efficiency investment projects, and he worked on EU policy issues at the German Federal Ministry of Finance. Florian holds a PhD in Economics from UCL, a MA in Economics from the College of Europe, and a BSc in Economics from the University of Mannheim as well as the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey.