Dr Andreas Ciroth
Professional Title: CEO/Managing Director/Chief Executive
Primary domain: Sustainability data, life cycle data
Organization name: GreenDelta
Organization type: Small and Medium Enterprise
City / Country: - Germany
Andreas Ciroth is founder and director of GreenDelta, a consulting and software company with focus on sustainability assessment and life cycle analyses. An environmental engineer by education, he finished his PhD (error calculation in LCA) in 2001 at the TU Berlin and is working since then in sustainability consulting. He is leading the openLCA project to create a free, open source sustainability assessment software. Andreas is co-chair of the working group on meta-data descriptors in the Global network of Interoperable databases, and an international expert in social LCA. He has broad experiences in Life Cycl Assessments (LCA) and capacity building trainings and workshops. In 2017, he co-chaired an LCA capacity building training Sri Lanka, held with Dr. Safai from ecoinvent; in 2015, he supported UNEP in projects related to LCA database creation in Malaysia and Brazil, including training and capacity building. Andreas was the first subject editor of the International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, for the field uncertainties, nominated in 2004, still holds this position, and is member of the Editorial Board of the Journal.