Speaker Bio

Peter Borkey

Peter Borkey

Principal Administrator, OECD Environment Directorate

Peter Börkey has been working on international and local environmental policy issues for 25 years. For the past 20 years he has worked for the OECD, primarily on issues relating to water, business and environment, as well as infrastructure finance. He is now leading OECD work on waste management and resource productivity, with a strong focus on resource efficiency and the circular economy.


Prior to this, Peter has been leading OECD’s cooperation with countries in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus in the area of water management, as well as leading work in the framework of the OECD Horizontal Water Programme focusing on the financing of water supply and sanitation in developing countries.


Before joining the OECD, Peter worked as a consultant, specializing in environmental economics. He holds degrees in economics and engineering from the Technical University of Berlin and University of Grenoble in France.


Making Sustainability Great Again: Backing up the Promises

11/7/2018 10:45 AM