Directors
Directors
 

Together, economist Ottmar Edenhofer and Earth scientist Johan Rockström are Scientific Directors of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, representing the interdisciplinary and solutions-oriented approach of the institute. Bettina Hörstrup jointly leads the institute as Administrative Director with her legal and human resource expertise. This team of leaders started taking office from 2018 onwards and is determined to steer an excellence-driven institute into the future - an institute that takes integrated climate research to a new level, serving the global scientific community but also informing decision-makers, and society as a whole.

Professor Dr Ottmar Edenhofer

Professor Dr Ottmar Edenhofer

Director
Ottmar Edenhofer is Director and Chief Economist of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research as well as Director of the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change and Professor of the Economics of Climate Change at the Technische Universität Berlin.
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Professor Dr Johan Rocktröm

Professor Dr Johan Rocktröm

Director
Johan Rockström is Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Professor in Earth System Science at the University of Potsdam.
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Dr Bettina Hörstrup

Dr Bettina Hörstrup

Adminstrative Director
Together with the scientific directors, Bettina Hörstrup forms the Board of Directors of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. She holds a doctorate in law.

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