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Monika Zimmermann

Deputy Secretary General, ICLEI– Local Governments for Sustainability

Monika is Deputy Secretary General of ICLEI– Local Governments for Sustainability and acts as Deputy Executive Director of the ICLEI World Secretariat, Bonn. Her portfolio includes EcoMobility, an ICLEI contribution to sustainable urban mobility. ICLEI is the leading global network of over 1,500 cities, towns and regions in more than 85 countries, committed to building a sustainable future. Their goal is to become sustainable, low-carbon, ecomobile, resilient, biodiverse, resource-efficient, healthy and happy. Working for ICLEI since 1993, she had led the ICLEI Capacity Center, central unit for knowledge manag., urban research, congresses, and city-to-city exchange. Monika holds a Master degree in political & administrative sciences of the FU Berlin and has studied journalism.