Prof. Carlo C. Jaeger is Professor for modelling of social systems at the University of Potsdam, Germany, Professor at the Beijing Normal University, China, chair of the research domain “Transdisciplinary Concepts and Methods” at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and chair of the Global Climate Forum. He has been Professor at the University of Darmstadt, Germany, and head of the human ecology department at the Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science & Technology. He is a member of the Scientific and Technical Council of the International Risk Governance Council, and has served on the boards of various scientific organizations. His current research interest is focussed on the role of financial markets in managing climate change. For this purpose, he is currently working on multi-agent models with parallel computation architecture.