Nils is Senior Project Manager at adelphi, an independent think tank and public policy consultancy in Berlin, Germany. His research focuses on sustainable development governance, especially the sound management of chemicals and waste, plastic pollution and the United Nations.

Currently, Nils works on reform options for the international governance architecture on chemicals and waste, including the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) beyond 2020 and the proposal for a binding convention on plastic pollution. Before that, he worked as a post-doc on multi-stakeholder partnerships for sustainable development.