Kai Niedermair is an experienced development consultant who specializes in sustainable development, security issues, and public relations. Since 2009, he has worked on projects in more than 19 different countries. Most notably are his security projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo and nonprofits in Brazil's favelas. His work has been covered by the New York Times, Washington Post, Time Magazine, Vanity Fair, Huffington Post, Bloomberg, and more.
Kai is also a filmmaker, photographer, and avid world traveler. His most recent trip was to South Sudan, the world's newest country, where he visited data centers. He is currently living in Rio de Janeiro.
This Thursday from 4-6pm EDT (New York Time), AG will host a 2 hour afternoon session on Realigning Incentives for People and Businesses to Protect the Amazon.
While filming a documentary about humpback whale migration in Brazil, I came to realize how informal communities hold the key to sustainable economic development. To build better communities, we have to harness the power and pioneering spirit of informal communities. If you build it, they will come, and build as well.