Physicist Ranga Yogeshwar is one of Germany’s best-known science journalists.
He began his TV career at WDR Cologne and has worked as a freelance science journalist since 2008.
As a writer and lecturer, he deals in-depth with the topics of innovation, education and sustainability.
A best-selling author based in Cologne, Yogeshwar has received more than 60 awards, two honorary doctorates and an honorary professorship for his work.
Secretary General of the Mohammed VI Foundation for Environmental Protection
Head of State - Principality of Monaco
Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme
Head of Marine Policy and Regional Coordination Section, UNESCO/IOC
Director of the Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
Chief Communications, Brand and Sustainability Officer and Member of AXA’s Management Committee
Oceanic Volcanism – Research Division “Dynamics of the Ocean Floor”, GEOMAR - Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
2x World Record holder and Oceana Ambassador
European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education, Youth and Sport
Program Manager, Shipping Decarbonization Initiative, Aspen Institute
Secretary-General of the United Nations
Chief Executive Officer, International Science Council
Chief Executive Officer, Fugro
Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), United Kingdom
EVP, Global Head of the Ocean Industries Division, DNB Bank ASA
Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, South Shore – St. Margarets, Canada
German Federal Minister of Education and Research
Deputy Director for Climate and Environment, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
South African All-Atlantic Ocean Youth Ambassador
Former MEP, Chair National Committee for the UN Decade Ocean Science for Sustainable Development
Chancellor of Germany
Director General, Pacific Community
Early Career Disaster Scientist, University of Delaware
Director General, International Union for Conservation of Nature
CEO & Executive Director , United Nations Global Compact
Postdoctoral Researcher at the Stockholm Resilience Centre
President of the Republic of Seychelles
Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO
Minister of the Sea, Portugal
German All-Atlantic Ocean Youth Ambassador
Ambassador UNSG Special Envoy for the Ocean
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