CV short
  • date of birth: 27.01.1961 in Berlin
  • Family status: married, 2 children
  • Citizenship: German
  • Languages: German, English



  • 1986 Diplomökonom, University of Economics, Berlin
  • 1986-1989 Ph.D. student in Operations Research, University of Economics, Berlin
  • 1989 Dr. oec., University of Economics, Berlin 


Professional carrier

  • 1989-1990 Research Assistant, Institute for Cybernetics, Academy of Science, Berlin
  • 1990-1992 Research Assistant, Institute for Ecosystem Research, Berlin
  • since 1992 Research Assistant, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
  • 1995-1999 Deputy chair of the department “Global change and Social Systems” at PIK
  • 2005-2018 Working group leader “Macroeconomic modeling” at the research domain “Sustainable Solutions”
  • Since 2018 Working group leader “Macroeconomic modeling of climate change mitigation and impacts” at the research domain "Transformation Pathways"