Dr. Max Brändle is a member of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and currently heads the foundation office in Zagreb / Croatia. Previously, he worked in the Central and Eastern Europe Department and the Foundation's Managers Circle.
Prior to the IPE he was working as the country director of the Heinrich Böll Stiftung in Zagreb, Croatia from 2005 to 2015. Earlier in his career he worked as a journalist for domestic and international political newspapers covering social inequalities, human rights and environmental protection and was a member of the Managing Board in the National Foundation for Civil Society Development for many years. He is the national correspondent for the Green European Journal. Since early 2000’s he has been regularly publishing, speaking and organizing events related to ecological justice issues, environmental rights and climate change.