Tom is a PhD Candidate in Environmental Economics, researching the triangular relationship between development, the environment, and human health at the Research Centre for Environmental Economics at Heidelberg University. He did his Bachelor’s in Bayreuth and completed his Master’s in Heidelberg and Warsaw. Working as a diplomatic consultant in Tokyo and Kuala Lumpur, he immersed himself in the world of international relations and never broke away again. He is a research fellow in the Doctoral Program “Security and Development in the 21st Century” by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and is particularly interested in the unintended results on the environment of intentional action by international players.
Tom speaks German, English, Russian, Arabic, Swahili, and a bit of Japanese and Bahasa Malayu. He currently learns Spanish.
Personal Website: tom-zeising.com