Senior Plastic Policy Advisor

Dr. Nils Simon is Senior Policy Advisor at TESS and supports the Secretariat of the High Ambition Coalition to End Plastic Pollution. He has published several papers on the global governance of plastics, in particular on the need for, and possible design of, a legally binding multilateral agreement to address plastic pollution. Nils has extensive experience in international sustainable development governance, in particular in the area of chemicals and waste. He has been working as a researcher and consultant for various non-governmental and governmental stakeholders, including the German Environment Agency and the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, the Nordic Council, the WWF, and the Heinrich Boell Stiftung. He holds a PhD in Political Science (Dr. rer. pol.) from the Freie Universität Berlin and a Masters degree in International Relations from the University of Sussex.

Selected Publications


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