Mr. Florian Bauer

IT and Operations Director, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP)

Mr. Bauer is REEEP’s COO and Director of its “Open Knowledge” Programme. This includes the management of the “Climate Knowledge Brokers Group” (a group of more than 150 leading knowledge brokers in the international climate sector) as well as REEEP’s knowledge tools such as (a linked open data clean energy information portal) and the Climate Tagger (a tool to automatically tag unstructured content and connect it with similar content on other websites). He co-authored the book “Linked Open Data: The Essentials” and plays a leading and consulting role in Open Data and Linked Open Data in the international development and climate change community.
Prior to joining REEEP, Mr. Bauer worked as a project manager and consultant for Siemens Austria, where he managed intercultural projects, and also founded a web design firm in 2003.
[He holds a Master’s Degree in IT Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering from the Vienna University of Technology.]