Bettina Hörstrup appointed as Administrative Director

 
06/17/2020 - The new position of Administrative Director at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) will be filled by Bettina Hörstrup. A lawyer by training, she is currently Head of Human Resources and deputy of the Administrative Board at Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum, a Helmholtz Centre. She starts at PIK in August. Her appointment completes the new leadership of the Potsdam Institute that has been established with Johan Rockström and Ottmar Edenhofer as Directors in 2018/19.
Bettina Hörstrup appointed as Administrative Director
Bettina Hörstrup. Photo: priv.

“This is an important addition to our growing institute,” says Johan Rockström. “It will help us to focus on our strategic development. In fact it is even more important as we’re approaching an evaluation.” Ottmar Edenhofer adds: “Bettina Hörstrup is not just a seasoned administration expert but also a great person. We’re very much looking forward to having her as part of the Directors' team, and as a leader of many important processes.”

Bettina Hörstrup comments: “I am very pleased to contribute visibly to the success of PIK, and of course I am looking forward to meeting the people with whom I will work in the future.”