Florian Egli holds a Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs. During his fellowship, he looked at innovation and climate change with a focus on guiding policies and financing mechanisms. He worked with E3G on the FSB climate-related financial disclosure guidelines and the capacity of investors to implement these.
In the course of his fellowship, he has completed a case study for Aggrigator Inc., a tech start-up trying to reinvent smallholder farming, he has worked as an advisor for the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) towards COP21 and he has consulted the Agence de la Grande Muraille Verte in Dakar on monitoring and evaluating progress of the Great Green Wall project.
He has previously been working as a political and economic consultant on innovation and environmental economics at Ecoplan AG, at the OECD and at the Centre for International Environmental Studies (CIES) in Geneva. Most recently, he has written one of three issue notes (Emerging technologies and firm dynamics: Implications for Green Growth) for the 2015 OECD Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum. He co-founded the World Economic Forum Global Shapers in Bern and he is a member of the board of directors at foraus the Swiss Foreign Policy Think Tank. He holds a Masters degree in international economics from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) in Geneva.