Martin van der Pütten

Head of International Relations, City of Dortmund


Head of International Relations of the City of Dortmund since 2019. _x000D_ Before (2017 – 2019) Martin worked in the mayor’s office of the City of Dortmund._x000D_ From 2010 – 2016 he was employed at Emschergenossenschaft (Watermanagement Company) as the assistant to the CEO. After finishing his studies in 2008 (MA), Martin began his career as a PR consultant and worked for the German Bundestag (national parliament). He wrote his bachelor’s thesis about music ethnology in China. The master’s thesis was about mega issues like climate change and their impacts on media companies._x000D_ _x000D_ I would like to put the dimension of cities more into the global context (keyword Urban Diplomacy). It would be nice if we could integrate it even better in G7 and G20.

Register for Updates

Would you like to receive updates on the Global Solutions Initiative, upcoming events, G7 and G20-related developments and the future of multilateralism? Then subscribe here!

1 You hereby agree that the personal data provided may be used for the purpose of updates on the Global Solutions Initiative by the Global Solutions Initiative Foundation gemeinnützige GmbH. Your consent is revocable at any time (by e-mail to [email protected] or to the contact data given in the imprint). The update is sent in accordance with the privacy policy and to advertise the Global Solutions Initiative’s own products and services.