In more than 20 years of professional experience in Energy Efficiency Prof. Dr. Eckhart Hertzsch worked in different fields of Architecture, energy consultancy, industry, teaching and research in several countries.
After his appointment to a professorship at Melbourne University in 2006, Mr. Hertzsch led the business area ‘Morgenstadt’ at Fraunhofer-Institute for Building Physics, and set up the Morgenstadt-City Insights Project. Here he managed the three institutes of the ‘Nationalen Plattform Zukunftsstadt’ office.
Currently he is CEO of the Joanes Foundation in Berlin. Furthermore Mr. Hertzsch coordinates the content of the EU-Programmss ‘European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities’. Since October 2015 he is honorary professor at the Technical University – TU Berlin in the field of ‚Technical infrastructures on the interface of building and district’.