Jean-Philipp Schwab

Programme: Zukunftsbrücke - Chinese-German Young Professional Campus
Year: Year 2019
Jean-Philippe is the Assistant to the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) based at its headquarter in Nairobi, Kenya. He coordinates and advises on the agency’s executive management, outreach, and positioning in international governance. Before joining, this German-French national worked as policy officer for sustainability and SDGs at the German Federal Foreign Office (Auswärtiges Amt). The Chinese-European relations have been his passion since he first visited China in 2006 and he remains a regular visitor to the country. He is a board member of the ‘Language and Professional Training in PR China’ Alumni Association (www.spchina.de) to promote a better understanding between China and Germany. Jean-Philippe is a graduate in Geo-political Studies and International Relations.