Silas Markert

Green Construction Industry expert

     Areas of expertise

  • Technology transfer
  • Project management
  • International policy
  • Green construction

Silas Markert is experienced in green construction, innovation management, climate policy and economics. Over the past ten years, he worked in the public and private sector as well as in academia. For Skat, he is mainly working on low-carbon construction projects.

Key data

Qualification (Institute) Master in International Affairs, University of St. Gallen and IHEID Geneva

Bachelor in Economics, WWU Münster and Erasmus University Rotterdam

Working languages English, German, French, Spanish
Nationality German
Years of Experience 7
Country experience and regional expertise Costa Rica, Rwanda, China and India
Selected projects, roles, achievements and publications Project Manager and International Policy Lead for Low Carbon Cement Project at EPFL with more than 10 million tons of LC3-capacity achieved worldwide

Junior Economist for PROECCO in Rwanda and Burundi, Supply chain analyses and work on pull-factors with now more than 1000 houses built in Rwanda

Key clients SDC and GIZ
Affiliations and networks Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit (SHA) of the SDC, Expert for DRR and Environment