Sven Timm
Professional Background  1990 – 1992: Scientific Associate at Geologic Institute of the Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel (CAU),  1992 – 1994: Project Engineer at Dr. Gronemeier und Partner Consulting GmbH at Kiel, Berlin, Dresden, Frankfurt, Luxemburg,  1994 – 1998: Head of Engineering Office, Buck Inpar GmbH, Berlin  1998 – 2007: Head of Section of BG Central for Safety and Health Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften HVBG  2007 - 2018: Head of Section “Strategic Co-operation” at DGUV  Since 2018: Director of Central Prevention Division at DGUV Education and Training  1984 – 1989: Studies of Marine, Applied, Hydro and Engineering Geology at CAU Kiel, graduation Diplom-Geologe  1990 – 1992: Doctoral Studies at CAU Kiel,  1992: Doctoral degree (Dr. rer. nat.)  1995: Co-ordinator for works on contaminated sites, Tiefbau-Berufsgenossenschaft Certificate (ZH1/183)  1996 – 1998: Industrial Specialist on Environmental Protection and Industrial Hygiene, Certificate of IHK Berlin. Fields of Expertise, Key activities, Co-operation Partners  Co-operation in prevention with international organisations and institutions (IALI, ICOH, ILO, IOHA, ISSA, WHO, etc.)  Lecurer/Trainer for ISSA and ILO ITC  European and international (bilateral) prevention co-operation (e.g. EU COM, ENETOSH, EU/ENWHP, Singapore/MoM, Turkey/MoLSS, USA/NIOSH, Nigeria/LSSC, Zimbabwe/NSSA, S-America/CIER etc.)  International prevention projects (EU COM, World Bank, GIZ, etc.)  EUROFOUND - European Foundation, Dublin,  European Agency for Safety and Health at Work EUOSHA, Bilbao (Sub Focal Point Germany for social accident insurance),  NIOSH, ASSP, NSC – USA; SafeWork NSW – Australia  International contacts and delegation support at DGUV,  DGUV regional prevention offices (Landesverbände Prävention),  DGUV co-ordinator for road safety (DVR, ETSC),  Initiation and execution of International Strategy Conferences on Occupational Health and Safety, Dresden (2009, 2011, 2013, 2016); ( Key Publications (selection)  Strengthening the Role of Employment Injury Schemes to Help Prevent Occupational Accidents and Diseases, ILO Report, 978-92-2-127091-1(web)[ISBN];  Country Profile of Occupational Health System in Germany, WHO, 2012; [two authors]  ISSA Guidelines on Prevention of Occupational Risks, ISSA,; [three authors] Honory positions  Member of the Executive Committee of the “Global Initiative for Safety and Wellbeing – Vision Zero for all”; EXPO 2025 Osaka  Member of the Board of the VDSI - Association for Safety, Health and Environmental Protection at Work – International Department  Member of the board of the German Road Safety Council DVR  Member of International Scientific Panel of  Member of the International Organising Committee of the World Congress on Safety and Health at Work for ISSA  Vice Chair of the ISSA Special Commission on Prevention  Vice President of the International Section of the ISSA on Information for Prevention and of the Section for a Culture of Prevention – International Social Security Association; Project Leader (2011-2014) Responsible Project Leader for the Organisation of the "XX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014: Global Forum for Prevention"; (organized by DGUV, ILO, ISSA); Project involvements Health and Safety (since 1998) Participation in and leadership of several projects as expert, trainer, co-ordinator and lecturer on health and safety information and communication programmes and strategies, employment injury and OSH systems e.g. in Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, FYR of Macedonia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Poland, Romania, Pakistan, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, Ukraine, Uruguay, USA, Vietnam, Zimbabwe. Project involvements Environment (1992-1998) Project management in the framework of several environment and health protection projects in Germany, Western/Eastern European countries, Israel, Philippines, Russia, Ukraine – assessment and sanitation of contaminated soil and groundwater, disposal of hazardous waste