Jozsef Feiler heads the operations of the European Climate Foundation (ECF) in South East Europe. Prior to joining the ECF in 2016, Jozsef worked in the SEE region on climate policy and energy efficiency issues. He headed climate policy in the Hungarian public administration for nearly a decade and served in the office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Future Generations, under the Hungarian Parliament. Jozsef supported the Cyprus, Lithuanian and Greek EU presidency on international climate policy.
Jozsef has extensive experience in climate policy development at national, EU and international level and in both the public and non-profit sectors. He holds a master’s in History, Archaeology (ELTE, Budapest), Environmental Sciences and Policy (CEU-Manchester University) and International Affairs (Columbia University). He has built the second passive house in Hungary and to offset his excessive travel miles he labours keeping more than 50 bee families happy.