László Pintér is Professor and Head of Department at the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy at the Central European University (CEU) in Hungary. He is also Senior Fellow and former Director of the Measurement and Assessment program at the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) in Canada.
László has been working on sustainable development indicators and strategies, integrated assessments, sustainability reporting and global outlooks for over two decades, firmly grounded in the belief that a systemic transition and transformation around the notion of sustainability and resilience is urgently needed. He contributed to the negotiation of the sustainable development goals and conducts research on their implementation. He also works, among others, on the integrated assessment of climate risk to large scale infrastructure development, urban transformations through naturebased solutions and the development of a global multi university program in sustainability. He works worldwide and regularly consults for a wide range of multilateral organizations, companies, NGOs and governments.
Dr. Pintér has a PhD from the University of Minnesota in the United States, a Masters in Natural Resources Management from the University of Manitoba in Canada and a Master of Science in Agronomy from St Stephen’s University in Hungary.