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Friedrich studied physics, geoecology and hydrology at the universities of Heidelberg, Bayreuth, Freiburg and Galway. He has 25 years of management experience in the fields of sustainability, environment, climate, and chemistry in both the public and private sectors at the global, regional levels. He has held management positions at the United Nations, the EU Commission, the Ministry of Environment and most recently, as Managing Director, he has been very successful in establishing the International Competence Center for Sustainable Chemistry on behalf of the German Federal Government. Friedrich also spends many years on the management board of a medium-sized consultancy firm (IFOK GmbH), has advised industry, the World Economic Forum and the United Nations as a consultant. Friedrich established and managed several companies and organizations.