Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Senior Environmental Specialist
Ulrich Apel, a German national, is a Senior Environmental Specialist in the Global Environment Facility (GEF). He coordinates GEF’s work on sustainable land management and landscape restoration. His expertise is on sustainable forest management and land degradation neutrality. Prior to joining the GEF, he worked as chief technical advisor in natural resource management and community forestry projects in China and Vietnam. Ulrich holds a master’s in Forestry Sciences and a PhD in Tropical and Subtropical Forest Management from the University of Goettingen, Germany.