Marco Fritz is policy officer at the European Commission’s Directorate General (DG) for Research and Innovation since 2015. He coordinates the Commission’s policy on nature-based solutions.
Prior to working in DG Research, he was responsible for the Commission’s policy on Green Infrastructure in DG Environment, which led to the adoption of the Commission’s Green Infrastructure strategy in 2013.
Bio-geographer by training, he worked in several companies on nature, biodiversity and ICT before joining the Commission in 2006. Currently, he is exploring how to stimulate engagement of policies makers, stakeholders, scientists and the public on nature-based solutions in Europe and globally.