Dr. Sander Chan

Department: Environmental Policy and Natural Resources Management

Function: Researcher

Specialization: Environmental Policy

Work areas:
  • Transformation to a low-carbon and climate resilient societies
  • Transnational Climate Governance
  • Local and regional context of new governance mechanisms
  • Public-private partnerships
  • Sustainable development


seit 11/2016 Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Universität Utrecht
Adjunct Assistant Professor
09/2014 – 12/2014German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Contract researcher
03/2009 – 09/2014Institute for Environmental Studies, VU University Amsterdam
Guest researcher
03/2014 – 06/2014UNFCCC secretariat
03/2012 – 03/2013 Zhejiang University Hangzhou/Zhejiang Province Environmental Protection Bureau – Partnership Project under EU-China Environmental Governance Programme
Environmental Policy Expert
03/2009 – 03/2011EU Science and Technology Fellowship Programme in China, based at Renmin University of China
Research fellow
01/2006 – 03/2009Institute for Environmental Studies, VU University Amsterdam
PhD researcher

Member of

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces



E-mail Sander.Chan@die-gdi.de
Phone +49 (0)228 94927-293
Fax +49 (0)228 94927-130
Website www.sanderchan.nl