Mikael P. Henzler
Dipl.-Ing. Environmental Technology
Managing Director

Mikael P. Henzler is a co-founder and Managing Director of adelphi consult and a managing director of adelphi research. The core topics of his research and consultancy work are: Climate and Energy, Technology and Innovation, and Companies and Finances.

He is also keenly involved in issues concerning environment and energy management by small and mid-sized companies, corporate responsibility, energy efficiency and environmental technology & technology cooperation. He principally advises aid agencies within the development and cooperation sector, international organisations and the European Commission. Since 1995, he has managed more than 100 national and international advisory projects with inter-disciplinary teams. His regional focuses are: South and South East Asia, the Mediterranean region, the Maghreb countries, Southern Africa and Turkey.

Mikael P. Henzler moderates international dialogue processes and plans and oversees a large number of climate, environment and energy-related qualification measures around the world for public-sector clients and banks. He is fully trained in Capacity WORKS and obtained a lead auditor certification for environment management systems in accordance with ISO 14001. He is also a certified sustainability assurance practitioner (CSAP) authorised under AA 1000 to audit the sustainability strategies and reports of companies.

He has developed comprehensive information platforms for the European Commission and the German Federal Environment Agency on green technologies, energy efficiency, corporate social responsibility and the promotion of exports. In addition to formulating regional and sectoral programmes for national and international donor agencies, he regularly evaluates development policy projects. Mikael P. Henzler is the author of a great number of publications on environment technology and energy, sustainability management, and technology cooperation – particularly in emerging economies and developing countries.

Before joining adelphi, Mikael P. Henzler worked in development cooperation. From 1997 to 2000, he managed the environmental division of the Asian and Pacific Center for Transfer of Technology of the United Nations (UN ESCAP) in New Delhi. Whilst in this post, he helped implement various multilateral and bilateral environmental and energy projects and coordinated the cooperation between various departments within the United Nations. He was the Head of Division for Asia, the Middle East and South Africa at the International Environmental Transfer Centre (ITUT) in Leipzig from 2000 to 2001 and has advised the United Nations, the Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the World Bank on globalisation and sustainability.

Mikael P. Henzler studied environmental engineering and management at Technical University Berlin.

Selected Projects

Selected publications

  • Industrial Energy Efficiency and Material Substitution in Carbon-Intensive Sectors – Including Financing, Training, and Co-Benefits Aspects of this Sector. On behalf of UNFCCC's Technology Executive Committee

    Henzler, Mikael; Annika Hercegfi and Anton Barckhausen 2017: Industrial Energy Efficiency and Material Substitution in Carbon-Intensive Sectors. Including Financing, Training, and Co-Benefits Aspects of this Sector. On behalf of UNFCCC's Technology Executive Committee. Berlin: adelphi.
  • Feasibility Study for a Waste NAMA in India

    Michaelowa, Axel; Sven Feige, Matthias Honegger, Mikael Henzler, Jan Janssen, Sibylle Kabisch, Atul Sanghal, Sunil Sharma, Pravinjith KP and Anita Kumari 2015: Feasibility Study for a Waste NAMA in India. Berlin: adelphi.
  • Study for the elaboration of policies, strategies, and action plan for e-Waste Management in Mauritius

    Henzler, Mikael; Ashish Chaturvedi und Ralf Jülich 2014: Study for the elaboration of policies, strategies, and action plan for e-Waste Management in Mauritius. Berlin:
  • Study for the elaboration of policies, strategies, and action plan for e-Waste Management in Mauritius

    Henzler, Mikael; Ashish Chaturvedi and Ralf Jülich 2014: Study for the elaboration of policies, strategies, and action plan for e-Waste Management in Mauritius.
  • Green electronic products in India - Lessons from the BEE star label and the Ecomark scheme

    Chaturvedi, Ashish; Cosima Strasser, Frederik Eisinger, Lakshmi Raghupath, Mikael P. Henzler and Rachna Arora 2012: Green electronic products in India - Lessons from the BEE star label and the Ecomark scheme. In: Electronics Goes Green 2012+ (EGG), September 9-12, 2012. Berlin: IEEE, pp. 1-8.
  • The carbon footprint of e-waste recycling - Indian scenarios

    Chaturvedi, Ashish; Cosima Strasser, Frederik Eisinger, Lakshmi Raghupathy, Mikael P. Henzler and Rachna Arora 2012: The carbon footprint of e-waste recycling - Indian scenarios. In: Electronics Goes Green 2012+ (EGG), September 9-12, 2012. Berlin: IEEE, pp. 1-6.
  • Green EEE Products in India – Concepts and Standards – Green EEE Products and the Relevance of Recycling, Re-furbishment and Reuse, Report (2/2)

    Henzler, Mikael; Frederik Eisinger, Ronjon Chakrabarti,und Christine Krüger 2011: Green EEE Products in India – Concepts and Standards. Green EEE Products and the Relevance of Recycling, Re-furbishment and Reuse, Report (2/2).
  • Green EEE Products in India – Corporate Green Strategies – Green EEE Products and the Relevance of Recycling, Re-furbishment and Reuse, Report (1/2)

    Henzler, Mikael; Frederik Eisinger, Ronjon Chakrabarti und Christine Krüger 2011: Green EEE Products in India – Corporate Green Strategies. Green EEE Products and the Relevance of Recycling, Re-furbishment and Reuse, Report (1/2).
  • Evaluation of the Export Helpdesk for Developing Countries

    Henzler, Mikael P. and Marianne Henkel 2007: Evaluation of the Export Helpdesk for Developing Countries. Brussels: European Commission.

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