EU Business and Biodiversity Platform
Lars Müller is since March 2016 coordinating the EU Business and Biodiversity Platform, a forum for working with private business to integrate biodiversity considerations into business practice such as Natural Capital Accounting. The Platform includes the Community of Practice Finance@Biodiversity also helps to coordinate innovative national and international initiatives, and to showcase business best practices at EU level.
Before Lars was working 15 years in the European Commission on a range of domestic and international climate policy issues directly involved in UN climate negotiations including as policy officer for Climate Diplomacy.
Before Lars joined the Commission staff in 2000 he had gained several years experience working in the Ministry of Environment, Nature and Regional Planning of Schleswig-Holstein/Germany. By then he has was in charge of planning and implementing measures for the protection of biodiversity, supervising a National Park authority and the implementation of Natura 2000 EU legislation.