Mr. Joas is educated as chemical engineer and as an economist. He has more than 30 years of professional experience in environmental consulting, being involved in green industry and chemicals topics since 1988. One major success story is the development of the chemical leasing business model and its international implementation. Furthermore, he managed a broad range of projects for UNIDO, UNEP, European Commission, European Parliament and several governments as well as for companies and associations. He was founder and managing director of BiPRO, a consulting company with 50 employees. As an international expert for UNIDO he works in concrete implementation projects in developing and transition countries.