Mayor, City of Ratekau, Germany
Thomas Keller, graduate administrator, since 2008 mayor of the 15,500 inhabitants community Ratekau, Kreis Ostholstein (SH), chairman of the association of municipalities in Ostholstein and representative for municipalities in committees at state and federal level. Supporting and implementing sustainable projects has been a particular priority for him for many years. The municipality of Ratekau - under his mayorship - has already been awarded several times in national competitions, especially for its diverse projects in the field of environmental and climate protection. As a representative of the cities and municipalities, Thomas Keller is a member of the Dialogforum Fixed Fehmarnbelt Link and spokesman of the project advisory board founded in 2016.