Sophie von Loeben

Scientist, Project Coordinator
von Loeben

Sophie works as a Scientist and Project Coordinator in the working group “Adaptation in Agricultural Systems”. She coordinates various projects and conducts research on climate change adaptation strategies for the agricultural sector with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa


Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam

Before joining PIK, Sophie worked for four years at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) specializing in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in agriculture. At FAO she supported Ministries of Agriculture in various countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America and the Caribbean in conducting vulnerability and risk assessments and with the identification of risk reduction measures at policy and farm-level. 

She holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Environment and Development from the London School of Economics and Social Science and is an alumna of the Carlo Schmid Programme.