Ashok Sridharan is the Mayor of Bonn since 2015, holds a degree in legal affairs and has long-standing experience in local government administration.
Mayor Sridharan promotes Bonn as Germany’s United Nations City, as a business location and a centre of cultural life and heritage. UN Bonn’s motto ”Shaping a Sustainable Future” serves as the guiding principle for local strategies, international cooperation and global advocacy. As First Vice President of ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, Mayor Sridharan advocates low-emission solutions, holistic approaches and multi-governance cooperation towards the implementation of major sustainability agendas. He sees Bonn’s strength in projects that connect to local communities and foster cooperation with other cities worldwide.