Dr. Manfred Kohler is co-funder of the World Green Infrastructure Network (WGIN) and its President since 2008.
He is founder of the Green Roof Research Center, Neubrandenburg University of Applied Sciences, where he is Professor of Landscape Ecology and since 2008, Vice Dean of the Faculty.
He is Doctorate at the Technical University of Berlin, Germany in 1987 focused on "Eco effects of green facades".
From 1990 - 1994 Manfred was Executive Director of the Research Centre of Landscape Ecology, Bremen, Germany.
Manfred is an active member of the BDLA, FLL, EFB, WGIN and part of the Shanghai DETAO Masters Programme since 2014, focusing on innovation and the revolution of education.
With about 180 related publications, Manfred is one of the world's most respected urban green infrastructure experts.