Experts

If businesses that committed to biodiversity do not want to stop at greenwashing their activities, further expertise is needed. In this section you can find the profiles of experts in the field of biodiversity, ecosystem conservation and the integration of biodiversity into corporate responsibility and sustainable business management. We focus on european stakeholders since we have to deal with it on a global scale!

Peter Bank [Expert]
ifanos concept & planung - partner

Graduated Biologist, studied Biology, Chemistry and Geology; and have been working since 1985 on biodiversity and environmental topics; experience in development cooperation since 1992. Certified mode...
Germany


Mike Bitsch [Expert]

- IT Consultant and Project Manager at Merck KGaA - MBA in Sustainability Management - Area of expertise: Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services, Life Cycle Assessment, Carbon Footprint
Germany


Dr. Karl Dahmen [Expert]

Freelancer for consulting in operational environmental and health management and for lectures in (hydro)ecology and thalassotherapy. Biologist, in zoology specialisation as hydroecologist (limnic + ma...
Germany


Amanda del Río [Expert]
Fundación Global Nature - Project manager

Environmental Sciences Degree - project manager for Fundación Global Nature since 2002, specialized in nature protection and rural development, experienced in wetlands restoration and Mediterranean ec...
Spain


Andrew Deutsch [Expert]

I would like to team up to tackle some of the enormous challenges we face today. I have broad knowledge and experience in sustainability and writing. I believe that together we can make the drastic ch...
Netherlands


Dr. Frauke Fischer [Expert]
Agentur auf!

Frau Dr. Frauke Fischer ist promovierte Biologin. Sie ist Autorin von über 60 Fachpublikationen in internationalen Zeitschriften und hat über 100 Fachvorträge gehalten. Sie ist Mitglied des Vineta Ber...
Germany


Dr Stephan Funk [Expert]
Nature Heritage - Director for Conservation Biology, Co-Owner

I am the Director for Conservation Biology and co-owner of Nature Heritage, an independent consultancy specializing in environmental conservation and cultural heritage, linking sound scientific resear...
United Kingdom


Udo Gattenlöhner [Expert]
Global Nature Fund (GNF) - Executive Director

Project manager of various national and international projects, i.e. - Coordination of projects in the agricultural sector - Coordination of international projects related to lake and water manageme...
Germany


Doctor Joël Houdet [Expert]

Joël Houdet est consultant Bilan Biodiversité. De 2007 à 2010, il a assuré l’animation du groupe de travail Orée « intégrer la biodiversité dans les stratégies d’entreprise », le premier en France à r...
France


Stefan Hörmann [Expert]
Global Nature Fund (GNF) - Project Director

Degree in Political and Administrative Science. Current position: Project Director at Global Nature Fund. More then 10 years experience in international project management. Key topics: Business and ...
Germany


Nicola Koschel [Expert]

Nicola Koschel (née Schneider) is an independent tourism consultant with a focus on the sustainable development and environmental management of tourism with considerable international experience. She ...
Germany


Fritz Lietsch [Expert]
ALTOP-Verlag - CEO

Since 25 Years engaged in promoting sustainable business and lifestyle by publishing books, magazines, CDs and webportals. In addition I do consulting for companies and support initiatives organisin...
Germany


Dr. Ralf Lüttmann [Expert]
L dental clinic Dr. Lüttmann & Partner - CEO

Germany


Jörg Nitzsche [Expert]
TONI Bird Control Solutions GmbH & Co. KG - GF

TONI ist spezialisiert auf Vogelschutz an Windkraftanlagen, Verhinderung von Vogelanprall an Fensterscheiben, Vogelkollisionen an Freileitungen sowie Gutachten. Wir bieten umfangreiches ornithologisch...
Germany


Nuno Oliveira [Expert]
Freelancer - B&B Consultant

Conservation biologist, eco-entrepreneur, headed a consultancy company until July 2010 where it developed several B&B strategies for some of the biggest companies in Portugal (sectors: agribusiness, f...
Portugal


Dr. rer. nat. Michael Rademacher [Expert]
HeidelbergCement Group - Global Manager Biodiversity & Natural Resources

Biology degree (phytogeography, zoology, pedology, limnology)at Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany. PHD: “Vegetation dynamic on man-made gravel areas in the Upper Rhine Valley (Germany) a...
Belgium


Dr. Carsten Roller [Expert]
VBIO - Verband Biologie, Biowissenschaften und Biomedizin e.V. – German Life Sciences Association - Manager

Biologist, holder of a doctorate in microbiology, postdoc in ecotoxicology and biomedical diagnostics. Head of the Munich office of the VBIO. Bologna Process expert of the association
Germany


Peter Rumm [Expert]
FutureCamp Holding GmbH - Head of Business Development

Biologist. Expert for groundwater ecology and drinking water biology. Co-Publisher of "Handbuch zur Umsetzung der Wasserrahmenrichtlinie (2nd Ed, 2006)". Since 2004 Head of Business Development at Fut...
Germany


Mrs Daniela Rusowsky [Expert]
Nature Heritage - Director for Communications & Social Research

I am the Director Communications and Social Research and co-owner of Nature Heritage, an independent consultancy. We specialized in environmental conservation and cultural heritage, linking sound scie...
Germany


Masaru Takayama [Expert]
Japan Ecolodge Association

Masaru is an ecotourism and community-based tourism consultant with international working experience. For the biodiversity related project, his travel company was opted to partner with the Internation...
Japan


Sophie Townsend [Expert]
Zoological Society of London - scientific organisation

ZSL Business & Biodiversity Programme Manager, MSc Sust Dev, CEnv, MIEMA. 15 years in conservation field. "Incorporating sustainable practices for zoos and aquariums: a Triple Bottom Line approach" (I...
United Kingdom


Patrick Trötschler [Expert]
Bodensee-Stiftung - Vice Managing Director

M.Sc. (Agriculture), specialized in nature protection and development of rural areas, experienced in biodiversity and climate friendly agriculture
Germany


Arnold van Kreveld [Expert]
Ulucus Consultancy - co-owner

Biologist, conservationist, writer, presenter, facilitator. - 15 years at WWF: protected areas, forests, FSC, illegal timber trade, biodiversity, illegal trade in wildlife, tourism. - 5 years head...
Netherlands


Dr. Christiane von Finckenstein [Expert]
Volkswagen AG - Manager Umweltstrategie

Christiane von Finckenstein is a political scientist and sinologist by training. She studied at Peking University for three years, and, a few years later, was the head of the Liaison Office of Volkswa...
Germany


Dr Francis Vorhies [Expert]
Earthmind - Executive Director

Francis Vorhies is the Executive Director of Earthmind. He has over 20 years of international experience as a sustainability economist. In 2005, Francis followed his wife’s career back to Geneva and s...
France


Magnus J. K. Wessel [Expert]
BUND Freunde der Erde/ Friends of the Earth Germany - head of department of nature conservation policy

Germany


Dr. Peter Zimmer [Expert]
FUTOUR Tourismusberatung Dr. Peter Zimmer - Managing director

Degree in economics, Diploma in business administration/tourism 25 years of experience in tourism, as tour guide and manager working e.g. for Studiosus Reisen,ADAC and as FUTOUR tourism consultant....
Germany


Ernesto Aguirre
Fundación Global Nature - Technical Assistant

Current Position: Technical Assistant at "European Campaign Business and Biodiversity" With parents Biologists, he continued the tradition and has a degree in Biology. Coming soon he'll get a Maste...
Spain


Maria Jose Aparicio Fernandez
Bodegas Luis Cañas S.A - Directora de Viticultura

Spain


Dipl.-Phil. Jörg Asshoff
fundamentale - Die junge Akademie - Leiter

Germany


Sebastian Becker
Göttingen im Wandel e.V. - Gründungsmitglied

Germany


Dr. Jozef Bednár
PDP Spišská Teplica - Project Manager

Education: Commenius University (MSc, MA) and University of Oxford (DPhil) Environmental scientist and project and fund-raising expert active mainly in Central Europe and Russia (www.ecosiberia.org) ...
Slovakia


Thomas Beisswenger
Industrieverband Steine und Erden Baden-Württemberg e.V.(ISTE) - CEO

Thomas Beißwenger has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer effective June 1. He was born in 1965, in Stuttgart. During the past 9 years he has worked in different capacities in the Indust...
Germany


Matthias Beyer
mas contour Tourism Consulting & Regional Planning - Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter

Matthias Beyer is founder and managing partner of mas|contour, an internationally acting firm operating in the field of sustainable tourism consulting, regional development and change management. H...
Germany


Environmental Consultant Josefin Blanck
Enetjärn Natur AB - Environmental consultant

I have a degree in biology, specialised in systems ecology and I have also studied strategic communications. My previous background is within project coordination and communications work for internati...
Sweden


Simone Blok
Triple E - researcher/consultant

Simone was as a child often found along the river Oude Maas, in the wetlands or along the banks. After her first job as a documentalist / researcher at the National Planning Department, she was press ...
Netherlands


Susanne Büttner
büttner marketing - Inhaber

Germany


Sascha Damaschun
BODAN Großhandel für Naturkost GmbH - Head of Sales

The natural food wholesaler BODAN GmbH in Überlingen on Lake Constance supplies daily the independent health food specialized stores in southern Germany and Vorarlberg with a whole range of currently ...
Germany


Jenny Eisenschmidt
NaBu Mitglied

Germany


Grüner Strom Label e.V. Antje Fehr
Grüner Strom Label e.V.

Germany


Dr. Hartmut H. Frenzel
Dr. Hartmut H. Frenzel - Nachhaltig. Exzellent. Beraten. - Inhaber

Germany


MSc ETH Maurizio Gasperi
Managecon Maurizio Gasperi - Owner

Germany


Marion Hammerl
Bodensee-Stiftung - Director

Economist (University of Cologne), Founder of various environmental NGOs, e.g. Fundación Global Nature in Spain, Ecotrans, Ecocamping. President of Fundación Global Nature and President of Global Natu...
Germany


Udo A. Heinrich
Freischaffender Künstler - Dialoganreger zum Umwelt-Umdenk-Prozess, Mittler zwischen Natur und Technik

Udo A. Heinrich is considered as the pioneer in the processing of the theme Environment & renewable energy in the art. He already had 2008 in the German diplomatic mission in Las Palmas a solo exhibit...
Germany


Monika Hirschmugl-Fuchs
miraconsult e.U. - CEO

I am business consultant and business mediator.I am also trained in environmental management, evaluation and reporting of sustainability and sustainable business and regional developement, respecting ...
Austria


Lothar Klatt
Slow Food - Leader of convivium

Lawyer, member of Ulmer Initiativkreis für nachhaltige Wirtschaftsentwicklung (unw), Slow Food, Bündnis für eine gentechnikfreie Region, Biofair Verein, Bundesverband der Regionalbewegungen. Counselor...
Germany


Dr. Bernd Kosch
FUJITSU - Head of Environmental Technology

Dr. Bernd Kosch is the Head of Environmental Technology at Fujitsu Technology Solutions. He coordinates the activities regarding Green IT in product operations, marketing and in the alignment with Fuj...
Germany


Sascha Liese
Global Nature Fund

Diplom Biologe (Biodiversität, Ökologie, Systemanalyse) - seit Januar 2012 Mitarbeiter des Global Nature Fund im Rahmen der European Business & Biodiversity Campaign. Arbeitsschwerpunkte: - Analys...
Germany


Eric Mahleb
LGMi Berlin - LGMi is a digital agency headquartered in Berlin, Germany. We specialize in digital storytelling (strategy, games, apps, websites and interactive content) for companies and organizations with activiti

I am a seasoned digital communications executive who is dedicated to tackling social and environmental problems via the digital medium. In 2009 i started LGMi Berlin, an agency dedicated to using digi...
Germany


Env. Eng. Dario Martinez
Ingenieros Civiles Asociados (ICA) - Environmental Coordinator

Environmental Coordinator
Mexico


Alexi Mendoza

Honduras


Britta Meyer

consultancies for Conservation, Remote Sensing, GIS and Ecological Monitoring
Germany


Dipl. Biol. (EurProBiol) Peter Niesslbeck
bioConsult svi - Niesslbeck & Kollegen - Institutsleiter, Senior-Partner

siehe: www.niesslbeck.eu
Germany


Dr. Ursula Nigmann
Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung GmbH (UFZ) Leipzig Halle - Projektmanagerin

Project manager of international and national projects like - Emerging ecosystems / Landuse conflicts (Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research, Leipzig Halle) - Development of strategies - Pr...
Germany


Silvia Casellas Oriol
Iternatura - Communication consultancy

Silvia Casellas has more than 15 years of experience in communication and public relations sector. In 2008 she founded Iternatura Comunicación, a communication agency specialized in sustainable develo...
Spain


Hilke Patzwall
VAUDE Sport - Organizational Development and Sustainability

Graduate in Business Administration, thesis in environmental management. 6 years in renewable energy business (wind energy). Since 2006 with VAUDE, responsible for organizational development and sus...
Germany


César Pollo Mateos
Fundación Tierra Ibérica - Patrono

Licenciado en Ciencias Biológicas y Master en Ciencias Ambientales por la Universidad de Salamanca.
Spain


Dr Abdul Raziq Kakar Abdul Raziq
society of animal, veterinary and environmental scientists (SAVES) - researcher, scientist, and activist

i am working on the issues of biodiversity, climate change, indigenous livestock breeds and food security.
Pakistan


Chief Functionary OSK REDDY
Green Universe Environmental Services Society (GUESS) NGO - Environment & Bio Diversity Conservation

Hello! We are committed non government organisation from Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India for conservation of bio diversity and promoting natural dyes & gum yielding plantations as climate resilie...
India


Mr. OSK REDDY
Green Universe Environmental Services Society - Promoting Sustainable Development Projects - Conserving Bio Diversity - Plant to Set Up Bio Diversity Conservation Center - Acquired Suitable Land Bank - Looking for Financial Partners who Can Support

Growing Green Life with Climate Resilient Plantations - Promoting Medicinal, Aromatic, Natural Dyes & Gum Yielding Plantations attached with Process Industries as Alternate Income Source to the Rural ...
India


Dr. Julian Rode
Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) - Researcher

I am interested in in understanding and supporting decision making - in policy and business - related to environmental sustainability and the protection of biodiversity. Currently I am mostly worki...
Germany


Jonas Roennefarth
Environmental Resources Management (ERM) - Consultant Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services

Germany


M.Sc. Rudolf Schmid
MELES GmbH - Authorized Representative

M.Sc. Rudolf Schmid is an agroecologist and farmer with long-year experience in planning, implementing and monitoring biodiversity-enhancing measures in agricultural landscapes. His main expertise lie...
Austria


Dr. Stefan Hermann Siemer
Ambulanz fuer neue Kommunikation - Chef

I am a brand and communications strategist and a sustainability researcher. 2009 I founded the Ambulanz für neue Kommunikation (afnk, “Ambulance for new Communication”). Prior becoming self employmen...
Germany


Ajit Singh
NIMS University - Assistant Professor

Mr. Ajit K. Singh is an Assistant Professor of Food Process Engineering with an appointment in Department of Agricultural & Food Engineering at NIMS University, Jaipur. He received a B.Tech. in Agricu...
India


Katherine von Stackelberg
E Risk Sciences, LLP - Principal

United States


Dipl.-Wirtsch-Ing. Hans Jürgen Wicht
VNU - Vorstand

I am a retired environmental protection officer of a big automotive supplier. now acting as free lance consulting in environmental management systems, envirionmental due diligence etc.
Germany


Grzegorz Wojslaw, MPA; Fraunhofer Center for Central and East Europe (MOEZ), Leipzig

Master of Public Affairs (Indiana University, 2006) with focus on environmental policy and natural resource management Post-master's programs in environmental law in management (universities in Wrocl...
Germany


 
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