DR PETER PLUSCHKE
Deputy Mayor for Environment and Health,
City of Nuremberg (Germany)


In a career spanning over 40 years Dr Pluschke has held senior positions in various environmental fields at a local, regional and international level, kick-started by his time as a Greens representative in the Erlangen City Council.  Since 1987, he has held executive positions in the City of Nürnberg, first at the municipal chemical laboratories, later at the Board of the Municipal Waste-Water Management Services, and from 2008, in his current role as Deputy Mayor for Environment and Health.

A timeline of Dr Pluschke's experience is below:
1969 – 1976   Studied Chemistry at the Universities of Gießen and Erlangen-Nürnberg
1976 – 1981   Research fellow at Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
1981 – 1986   Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), Project Manager in the field of renewable energies and coordinator for environmental activities and projects
1987 – 2002   City of Nürnberg, Director of Municipal Chemical Laboratories
2002 – 2005   Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), Program Director German-Moroccan Environment Program, Rabat/Morocco
2006 - 2008   City of Nürnberg, Technical Director of Wastewater Management
Since 2008    City of Nürnberg, Deputy Mayor for Environment and Health (incl. Head of Waste Management and Wastewater Management Operations)

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