Uwe Schneidewind

City of Wuppertal
Uwe Schneidewind has been the Mayor of Wuppertal since 2020. He supports New Urban Progress as a patron.


Uwe Schneidewind is Mayor of Wuppertal, a city of 350,000 in Western Germany. Mayor Schneidewind has a background in research and also served as President of the University of Oldenburg. From 2010-2020, he was the President of the Wuppertal Institute for the Environment, Climate, and Energy, a leading international think tank on sustainability research. Uwe Schneidewind is a member of the German Green Party and has been Mayor since 2020.