• Name: Dr Hans Friederich, FRGS
  • Position: SUNx Malta, Registrar

An experienced international expert with a 40-year career in international development and nature conservation. Former Director-General of the International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation, a treaty-based international organisation based in Beijing, China. Former Regional Director for Europe of the International Union for Conservation of Nature in Gland, Switzerland. Member of the World Commission on Protected Areas and the IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management, Ambassador of the World Bamboo Organisation, and senior advisor to the European Bamboo Programme managed by Dutch company Bamboologic.

Currently supporting SUNx Malta as Registrar of the Climate Friendly Travel registry. European Climate Ambassador and member of the WCPA Taskforce on Protected Areas and Tourism.