Daniel Bongardt is Programme Director of the GIZ’s Sustainable Transport Programme in China. Since 2011 he works on policy development, scenario building and monitoring of greenhouse gas emissions in urban mobility, freight transport and electro-mobility in China. Before coming to Beijing, he was senior policy advisor at the GIZ headquarter in Germany. During that time he has developed the GIZ’s transport and climate change agenda and headed a project on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) in the transport sector. Daniel started his career as a (senior) researcher at the transport division of the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, a major German think tank on sustainable development.