Deputy Chairman of the Council
Olaf Tschimpke is married and has three children.
|2 Dec. 1955||born in Peine|
|1974||High school graduation (A levels) at Ratsgymnasium in Peine|
|1976 - 1982||Studies at Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen subjects: Geography, Geology, soil science, land improvement and economy of water and economics at FU Hagen|
|1983||Graduation with diploma certificate in Geography|
|1982 - 1985||Research about ecological use of land in Sri Lanka and Tanzania|
|1985 - 2000||Executive director of Naturschutzbund Deutschland (NABU) in the state of Niedersachsen|
|1995 - 2001||Assistant lecturer for environmental politics at FH Hildesheim/Holzminden|
|2000 - 2003||State chairman of NABU Niedersachsen|
|2003||Election to become president of NABU, 2007 re-election|
Mandates and honorary commitment
|Since 2003||Member of the council at ZDF|
|Member of the board of trustees at foundation Michael-Otto-Stiftung für Umweltschutz|
|Member of the supervisory board of the Wuppertal-Institut|
|Since 2004||Member of the board of trustees of the foundation Naturschutzgeschichte|
|Since 2008||Member of the board of trustees of the foundation Hanns-R.-Neumann|
|Since 06/2010||Member of the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE)|
|Since 02/2012||Deputy Chairman of the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE)|
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