Stefan Gara is a member of the Vienna City Council and Parliament. He has leading experience in climate strategies &, alternative energy systems, mobility and smart cities, circular economy, environmental management, healthcare policy and business model innovations. As a guest lecturer he teaches at various universities and educational institutions such as the Business School Lausanne, the University of St. Gallen and the Youth Encounter on Sustainability. Stefan holds a PhD in physics from the Vienna University of Technology and was a Visiting Scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the field of International Technology Policy & Innovation Management.