Executive Board

5th term (September 2016 onward)

Klement Tockner

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Klement Tockner, a biologist and freshwater ecologist who studied at the University of Vienna, has been President of the FWF since September 2016. After conducting research in Rwanda, Uganda, Japan, Italy, Switzerland and the US, he received the title of professor at ETH Zurich in 2005. Two years later, he was appointed Professor of Aquatic Ecology at the Free University of Berlin, where he also became the head of the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries.