Ashok Sridharan

Mayor of Bonn
President of ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability

Ashok graduated from law school in Bonn. He has held positions as city treasurer and city manager of Königswinter, a neighbouring town of Bonn. He was responsible for a number of divisions within the city administration of Königswinter, including finances, schools, sports, cultural affairs and city partnerships. He also led the financial and human resources departments, central administrative affairs, Internet technology and acted as mayoral representative of the City of Königswinter. He actively supports the work of city networks, to advocate the important role of local governments, stimulate local action, and to foster city-to-city cooperation.