Christian Tebert

 

  • 1986-1989: Apprenticeship as Cabinet Maker in Nürnberg
  • 1989-1997: University Studies of Environmental Protection Techniques at the Technical University of Berlin and the University of Seville/Spain
  • 1993-1999: Free lance for CEDRU/Nicaragua, Synergitec/Freiburg, INI Medioambiente/Spain, Öko-Institut e.V./Freiburg, German Technical Development Corporation (GTZ)/Eschborn,
  • 1997: Title as Engineer (Diplom)
  • 1998-2011: Employee of Ökopol, since 2008 associate of Ökopol
  • 2011-2012: Consultant of SENATI/Peru
  • Since June 2012 Senior Consultant of Ökopol, Head of Division “Industrial Emissions and Best Available Techniques (BAT)”

Main focus of work

Industrial Emission and Best Available Techniques (BAT), Environmentally Sound Products and Product Systems, Emission Reporting

 

Industrial Emissions and Best Available Techniques (BAT)

  • Consulting in Permitting Procedures according to Clean Air Act (Bundes-Immissions­schutzgesetz) or Ordinances (e.g. on Combustion Plants, Waste Incineration, Industries Using Solvents)
  • Research and Consulting for Introducing Best Available Techniques (BAT) in Industrial Plants. Focus:
    – Waste Incineration and Co-Incineration of Waste
    – Cement and Lime Production, Glass Production
    – Large Combustion Plants and Refineries
    – Iron and Steel Production, Non-Ferrous Metals Industries
    – Wood Based Panel Production: Particle Board, OSB, Fibre Board
    – Foundries, Surface Treatment of Metals/Plastics, Surface Treatment
    Using Solvents: Printing, Coating, Production of Paints/Adhesives
  • Research and Analysis of Consumptions and Emissions:
    Efficient Controlling of Raw Materials and Energy Use

 

Resources and Recycling Economy

  • Consulting to Avoid and Reduce Waste Heat and Waste Materials
  • Cost Benefit Analysis of Recycling and Disposal Options
  • Calculation of Energy Efficiency, R1 Formula Calculation
  • Strategy Consulting on Resources and Cycle Economy

 

Environmentally Sound Products and Product Systems

  • Consulting for Ecodesign of Energy-related Products
  • Development of Ecolabel Criteria and Criteria Revisions
  • Working Group Member Standardisations/Guidelines (CEN, DIN, VDI)

 

Chemicals Policy

  • Development of Risk Management Tools
  • Consulting for Substitution of Dangerous Substances

 

Emission Reporting

  • Assessment of Regional, National and International Emissions
  • Determination of Sector Specific Emission Factors
  • Calculation of Industrial Emissions: Climate Effect / Carbon Footprint, Solvent Management Plan, Solvent Reduction Scheme

Ausgewählte Referenzen

Title Client, Project leader, Project partner Duration

Emission reporting

Emission Factors for Oil and Gas Combustion Plants in the Scope of the Medium Combustion Plants Directive (MCPD) (FKZ: 3720 53 302 0) German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau-Rosslau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
Mattersteig & Co. Ingeniergesellschaft mbH, Markranstädt (DE)
2020 – 2023

V777
Calculation of Nitrogen Emissions from Small Combustion Plants in the Federal State of Hamburg Public Autority for Environment and Energy, Hamburg (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2020

V773
Review of E-PRTR implementation and related guidance. Service Request No. 14 under framework contract No. ENV.C4/FRA/2015/0042 European Commission, DG Environment, Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
ICF Consulting Ltd., London (UK)

Project partner:
Aether, Oxford (UK); Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE); Risk & Policy Analysts Ltd (RPA), Loddon (UK)
2018 – 2020

V736
Development of scientific-methodological baselines for inventory improvement, realising recommendations of the international inventory reviews in 2016 and 2017
Short description
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
Aviso GmbH, Aachen (DE); IZT gGmbH, Berlin (DE); ÖkoMedia GmbH, Stuttgart (DE); TNO
2018 – 2020

V732
Analysis of the requirements of the new NERC directive (FKZ 3717 51 101 0)
Short description
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
TNO (NL)
2017 – 2019

V720
Indicators for Industrial Emissions Policy, Service Request No. 11 under framework contract No. ENV. C4/FRA/2015/0042 European Commission, DG Environment, Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
ICF Consulting Ltd., London (UK)

Project partner:
Aether, Oxford (UK); Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE); Risk & Policy Analysts Ltd (RPA), Loddon (UK)
2018

V726
Consistancy check of the NMVOC solvents emission inventory of Germany 2000 - 2015 and plausibility check with other models (project no. 72117) German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2016 – 2018

V704
Assessment of reduction measures for NMVOC emissions from solvent use in Germany 2015 (project no. 58982) German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2015 – 2016

V677
Improvement of the national inventory (2012) for volatile organic compounds (NMVOC) regarding solvent use activities and methodological assessemnt (Project no. 2013/28706) German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2013

V640

Industrial emissions and Best Available Techniques (BAT)

Innovative techniques: Definition of Best Available Techniques (BAT) in Europe in the field of the chemical industry (FKZ: 3717 53 301 1) - Development of the BAT Reference Document on Common Waste Gas Treatment in the Chemical Industry Sector (WGC BREF) German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
IVU-Umwelt GmbH, Freiburg (DE)
2017 – 2022

V728
Participation in the European standardisation working group CEN TC264 WG8 developing a long-term measurement method for mercury emissions to air, based on the US EPA Method 12B ("Sorbent Trap Monitoring")
CEN/TC 264/WG 8 - Total Mercury Measurement CEN/TC 264/WG 8 - CEN/TC 264/WG 8 - Measurement of total mercury emissions Measurement of total mercury emissions
ECOS Homepage
Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation (ECOS), Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2014 – 2022

V622-21
Support of air quality policy under the EU NEC Directive Ministry of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development, Luxembourg (LU)

Project leader:
Aether, Oxford (UK)

Project partner:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2019 – 2020

V749
Mercury Emissions from Industrial Sources - Status Quo and Prospects (FKZ 3716 53 302 2)
Short description
UN Minamata Convention
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Öko-Institut e.V., Berlin (DE)

Project partner:
Cutec Institut GmbH - Information, Ressourcen, Energie, Clausthal-Zellerfeld (DE); Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE); University Magdeburg (DE)
2016 – 2020

V706
Technical Consultation for Emission Reduction from Waste Co-Incineration in the Cement Plant of Holcim in Lägerdorf Citizen's group BIAB e.V., Laegerdorf (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2012 – 2019

V622-6
NOx emissions from coal and lignite power plants in Germany - options for emission reduction Friends of the Earth Germany (BUND e.V.), Berlin (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2018

V735
Update of the Brochure "Environmental Standards in the Textile and Shoe Sector" (Project No 73878)
Short description
UBA Brochure (2009) and Checklists on BAT in Textiles and Shoe Sector
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
Hydrotox GmbH, Freiburg (DE); ÖkoMedia GmbH, Stuttgart (DE)
2016 – 2017

V702
EU-China Environmental Sustainability Programme - Consultancy of the Environment Ministry of China on Heavy Metals Emission Reduction
Short description
EU information about cooperation with China
European Commission, DG International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO), Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
Environment Ministry of China, Beijing (lead); GIZ GmbH, Eschborn (partner)

Project partner:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2015 – 2017

V675-2
Participation in Germany's Technical Working Groups on the Revision of European Reference Documents on Best Available Techniques (BAT): BAT for Surface Treatment Using Solvents (BREF STS)
EU information on BREF Surface Treatment Using Solvents
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Project leader:
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project partner:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2014 – 2017

V622-16
Mercury Emissions from Coal Power Plants - Assessment of the Reporting to the European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (E-PRTR)
Short description
Study
Federal Parliamentary group Bündnis 90/Die Grünen, Berlin (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2015 – 2016

V622-19
Study Supporting the Development of a Cross-Media Strategy for Mercury Reduction for the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (Project no. 14/0739)
Study (German)
Ministry of Climate Protection, Environment, Agriculture, Nature and Consumers Protection of North Rhine-Wesphalia, Duesseldorf (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
Öko-Institut e.V., Berlin (DE); Lawyer Peter Kremer, Berlin (DE)
2014 – 2016

V671
BAT for Printing, Varnishing and Adhesive Coating in Germany: Study Contributing to the Revision of the Best Available Techniques Reference Document for Surface Treatment Using Organic Solvents (BREF STS) (FKZ 33714 43 312/ 5)
Short description
EU information on BREF STS and review kick-off meeting
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2014 – 2016

V658
Participation in UN Expert Group following Article 8 of the Minamata Convention on Mercury: Development of Guidance on best available techniques and best environmental practice in coal combustion plants, cement industry, non-ferrous metal smelters and waste incineration
Short description
UNEP Minamata Convention on Mercury
European Environmental Bureau (EEB), Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2014 – 2016

V622-13
Participation in National Technical Working Groups of Germany for the Revision of European Reference Documents on Best Available Techniques (BAT): BAT for Waste Incineration (BREF WI)
EU BREF Waste Incineration
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Prognos AG (DE)
2013 – 2016

V622-15
Expert advice in permitting procedure for capacity increase of the waste incineration plant by Vattenfall in Rüdersdorf near Berlin
Vattenfall presentation of the waste incinerator
Municipality of Rüdersdorf near Berlin (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2013 – 2016

V622-12
Promotion of the application of "best available techniques" (BAT) in the textile and leather industry sectors in global production chains: Development of electronic checklists on BAT (FKZ: 3713 43 313 2) German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
CS-Research, Dachau (DE); Hydrotox GmbH, Freiburg (DE)
2013 – 2016

V638
Representation of Research Institutes in the 7th Government Commission of Lower Saxony: Working Group for the Implementation of the European Industrial Emissions Directive (2010/75/EU)
Website of Government Commission (German)
Commission of the Lower Saxonian Government, Hannover (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2011 – 2016

V630-3
Mercury Emissions from Coal and Lignite Power Plants in Germany and USA in the Context of the Discussion on BAT and Legal Requirements, Presentation (German) on the 15th VDI Conference on "Measurement and Reduction of Mercury Emissions"
Short description
Presentation (German)
VDI Wissensforum GmbH, Duesseldorf (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2015

V622-18
Participation in Technical Working Groups of the European Commission for the Revision of Reference Documents for Best Available Techniques (BAT): Large Combustion Plants (LCP BREF)
Commission Website on LCP BREF
European Environmental Bureau (EEB), Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2012 – 2015

V623
Zeschmar-Lahl/Tebert: Mercury emissions could be reduced by half by introducing best available techniques in coal power plants in Germany (Vom Winde verweht - Die Quecksilberemissionen aus Kohlekraftwerken in Deutschland könnten durch Einführung des Standes der Technik um die Hälfte reduziert werden) In: ReSource, 2/2014, pages 32-40 -

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
Rhombos publishing house, Berlin (DE)
2014

V622-17
Study on Best Available Techniques (BAT) for Surface Treatment of Metals and Plastics (FKZ: 3711 43 330 5) German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
Qubus GmbH, Schwaebisch-Gmünd (DE)
2012 – 2014

V617
Participation in Working Group 1 of CEN TC 264 on Determination of the Mass Concentration of PCDD/PCDF and Dioxin-like PCB
CEN Working Group Website
Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation (ECOS), Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2008 – 2014

V622-8
Training on the European Industrial Emissions Directive (2010/75/EU) for 20 Corean delegates from authorities, industry associations, science and consulting. Elaboration of introductory presentations and organization of a company visit at the copper plant Aurubis AG in Hamburg. Ministry of Environment, Corea

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2013

V622-14
Expert advice in the Environmental Ministry's Committee for Adaptation of the Technical Ordinance on Air (2002) to Technical Progress Based on European Best Available Techniques (BAT) Conclusions for Manufacturing of Cement, Lime and Magnesium Oxide (2013) and for Tanneries (2013)
BAT Conclusions 'Cement, Lime, Magnesium Oxide'
BAT Conclusions 'Tanning of Hides and Skins'
Environmental Umbrella NGO (BBU), Bonn (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2013

V622-7
Expert Advice in the Environmental Ministry's Committee for Adaptation of the Technical Ordinance on Air (2002) to Technical Progress Based on European BAT Reference Documents for the Textiles Industry (2003) and the Large Volume Organic Chemicals Industry (2003)
European Commission Website on BAT Reference Documents
Environmental Umbrella NGO (BBU), Bonn (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2012

V622-3
BAT Conclusions for the Production of Cement, Lime and Magnesium Oxide (Congress Presentation and Publication in ReSource)
Conference Website with Presentation Download (German)
-

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
Rhombos publishing house, Berlin (DE); TK Verlag VIVIS, Nietwerder (DE)
2012

V622-5
BAT Conclusions based on the European Industrial Emissions Directive (2010/75/EU) - Systematic and Impact on Industry Plants in Germany Including First Examples of Implementation (Presentation)
Conference Website (German)
Umweltakademie Fresenius, Dortmund (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2012

V622-4
Expert advice in the Environmental Ministry's Committee for Adaptation of the Technical Ordinance on Air (2002) to Technical Progress Based on European Best Available Techniques (BAT) Conclusions for Iron and Steel Production (2012) and for Manufacture of Glass (2012)
BAT Conclusions on 'Iron and Steel' and 'Glass' (EU Official Journey)
Environmental Umbrella NGO (BBU), Bonn (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2012

V622-2
Statement on Public Hearing of German Parliament Environment Committee on Government Proposals for National Legislation for Transposition of the European Industrial Emissions Directive (2010/75/EU) in Germany
Committee Website on Public Hearing (German)
Video Documentation and Press Release (German)
Committee for Environment of the German Parliament, Berlin (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2012

V622-1
Participation in the Working Group on the Technical Guidance Document "Thermal Waste Treatment" (VDI 3460)
VDI Website on Guideline 3460
Content overview on Guideline 3460 (Translation coming soon)
Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Berlin (DE)

Project leader:
Commission on Air Pollution Prevention (KRdL) of VDI and DIN, Düsseldorf (DE)

Project partner:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2009 – 2012

V531-3
Development of Checklists for Encouraging the Use of Best Available Techniques (BAT) in the Textile and Leather Industry Along Globalised Product Chains (FKZ: 3710 44 316 2)
Booklet and checklist
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
CS-Research, Dachau (DE); Hydrotox GmbH, Freiburg (DE)
2010 – 2011

V576
Study on best available techniques (BAT) in the European wood-based panel industry as contribution for a European BREF document
Short description
European Commission Website on BREF Wood Based Panel Production
European Panel Federation (EPF), Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
vTI - Institute for Wood Technology and Wood Biology, Hamburg (DE)
2010 – 2011

V569
Textiles Industry in Germany: Study Contributing to the Revision of the Best Available Techniques (BAT) Reference Document for the Textiles Industry (FKZ: 3706 44 301/9)
European Commission Website on BREF Textiles Industry
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
CS-Research, Dachau (DE)
2009 – 2011

V554
Expert advice in permitting procedure for a biomass power plant by ESWE in Wiesbaden Environment Department, City of Wiesbaden (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2010

V453-6
Expert advice in the Environmental Ministry's Committee for Adaptation of the Technical Ordinance on Air (2002) to Technical Progress Based on European BAT Reference Documents for Manufacture of Organic Fine Chemicals (2005), Production of Polymers (2006), Surface Treatment Using Solvents (2007)
European Commission Website on BAT Reference Documents
Environmental Umbrella NGO (BBU), Bonn (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2010

V531-5
Expert advice in permitting procedure for a coal power plant by E.On at "Staudinger" in Großkrotzenburg City of Hanau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2009 – 2010

V453-5
Assessment of the Possible Development of an EU-wide NOx and SO2 Trading Scheme for IPPC Installations
Final Report
European Commission, DG Environment, Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
Entec (UK)

Project partner:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2009 – 2010

V530
Expert advice in permitting procedure for a waste incineration plant by Vattenfall in Rüdersdorf
Objections of the Community (German)
Community Statement (German)
Municipality of Rüdersdorf near Berlin (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2005 – 2010

V413, 453-0
Development of Guidance Documents on VOC Reduction and Substitution for Activities Covered by the VOC Solvents Directive (1999/13/EC)
Short description
VOC Guidance Documents
European Commission, DG Environment, Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
AEA Energy & Environment (UK)

Project partner:
BIPRO GmbH - Beratungsgesellschaft für integrierte Problemlösungen, Munich (DE); Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2008 – 2009

V491
BAT in Refineries of Germany: Study Contributing to the Revision of the Best Available Techniques Reference Document (BREF Refineries) (FKZ: 3707 67 472) German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2007 – 2009

V473
Expertise and training for the successful implementation of EU directives in SMEs in the Baltic states in the sectors metal processing, wood working and printing
Workshop Report Printing Industry
Workshop Report Furniture Industry
Baltic Environmental Forum (BEF), Hamburg/Riga (DE)/(LV)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2006

V423

Environmentally Sound Products and Product Systems

Development of 'Blue Angel' Ecolabel criteria for printed matter with a low environmental impact
Project Result "Criteria For Environmentally Friendly Printed Matter"
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
oekom Verlag, Munich (DE)

Project partner:
Frankfurter Buchmesse (DE); Ifeu Institut für Energie und Umweltforschung GmbH, Heidelberg (DE); Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2013 – 2015

V649
European Ecolabel for Printed Matter - Consulting and Participation in the European Working Group for Criteria Development
European Union Eco-label Homepage
EU Ecolabel Criteria for Printed Matter
European Environmental Bureau (EEB), Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2003 – 2010

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