Gundolf Schrenk is a member of our competence team "State and Administration". Due to his comprehensive competencies and experience, he is in particular a contact person for governmental departments, local authorities, municipal and state enterprises, private companies as well as chambers/associations in the field of European and national environmental and planning law.
During his many years of work at the Ministry of the Environment of Rhineland-Palatinate, Mr. Schrenk was responsible for EU affairs, cross-border cooperation and the Conference of Environmental Ministers. He has gained extensive experience in European environmental law, environmental legislation and enforcement. For many years, Mr. Schrenk was deputy head of the department "Nature Conservation and Sustainable Development" and was, among other things, in charge of the legislative procedures for the State Nature Conservation Act and related ordinances (e.g. State Compensation Ordinance, designation of the Palatinate Forest Biosphere Reserve) as well as the State Treaty on the Establishment of the Hunsrück-Hochwald National Park. In addition to dealing with general questions of nature and species protection law, Mr. Schrenk has also played a major role in the implementation of the European network of protected areas Natura 2000.
Over a long period of time Mr. Schrenk had headed the state working group on environmental law at the German University of Administrative Sciences in Speyer and was appointed as examiner for public law for the German bar admission examination. Mr. Schrenk is a member of the expert jury of the UN Decade of Biodiversity 2011-2020.
Gundolf Schrenk regularly publishes on legal issues in the field of environmental and state nature conservation, among other things as author of the commentary on the state nature conservation law of Rhineland-Palatinate and as author of the commentary on the state treaty on the establishment of the Hunsrück-Hochwald National Park.