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Michael Seckler

Senior Advisor, Groundswell

Michael has joined Global Optimism as a Senior Advisor to Groundswell, a joint project by the Bezos Earth Fund, Global Optimism, and the Systems Change Lab. Groundswell supports a diverse and distributed chorus of voices to shape a narrative of courage and possibility, which essentially says: it’s not too late to achieve our Paris goals.

For the past 5 years Michael has worked for UN Climate Change (UNFCCC), focusing on strategic and digital communications to support the international climate negotiations.

Before joining the UNFCCC, Michael worked for the UN Secretariat’s Department of Global Communications with a focus on raising awareness and support for the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Prior to that, Michael worked for the communications team of the European Commission in Brussels.

Michael holds a joint degree from the University of Aarhus and University of Amsterdam in “Journalism, Media and Globalization“. He lives in his home town in Cologne, Germany.

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