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2022 - 2024 Member of the Scientific Advisory Board PlanA.Earth GmbH, Berlin, Germany
since 2021 Power of Attorney and Partner Bauhaus Earth gGmbH (non-profit), Berlin, Germany
2018-2024 Independent member of the Board of Governors and Program Committee Member, International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu, Nepal
2019-2024 Guest Professor at Hamburg Media School, Hamburg, Germany
2016-2022 Director of Studies/Founding Dean (Sustainability & Environmental Management) and Board Member Berlin School of Sustainable Futures, University of Applied Sciences (in formation)
2015 - 2020 Chair of Scientific Advisory Board, Centre for Climate Change and Development, Islamabad, Pakistan
since 2014 Deputy Chair Research Domain II at Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research: Climate Resilience
2012 Winner of Clean Tech Media Award: for the Climate Media Factory Project
Founder and Chief Executive Director (until 2020) of Climate Media Factory UG
since 2008 Head of Research Area: Climate Change & Development, (renamed to Urban Transformations since 2018)
since 2010
Extraordinary professor at University of Potsdam (Climate Change and Sustainability), Institute of  Environmental Science & Geography
2010 appointed full professorship at Griffith University/Brisbane and coincidentally Deputy Director of the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility of Australia (declined).
Lecturer at Humboldt University Berlin, Dept. of Geography
since 2004
Senior Researcher Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. PI/project leader of several international joint projects
2008-2009/2015-2016 Visiting Professor at Mahidol University, Bangkok/Thailand, Institute for Resource Studies
2007/2008 Expert for the Council of Europe, Committee for Sustainable Development in order to prepare a report on Adopting a strategy to reduce vulnerability and adapt to climate change. Consultant for German Technical Cooperation (GIZ) developing a proofing strategy making ODA investments climate resilient.
The European Union INTERREG Programme awarded the Amber Tree Award to the ASTRA (Developing Policies & Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change in the Baltic Sea Region) European joint project for its foresighted vision.
2001 - 2003 Senior Scientist Justus-Liebig University of Giessen, Inst. Theoretical Physics (WG Bunde). Research Analyst for the German Advisory Council on Global Change to the Federal Government (WBGU).
1998 -2001 Post-Doc and project coordinator DIWA project at the Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (Math. Modelling, WG Ebenhöh)
1992 - 1998
Research Fellow at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. Dissertation in Theoretical Physics University of Potsdam, Institute of Physics.
1986 - 1992 Studies of Chemistry and Physics at the University of Oldenburg
1984 - 1989 Administrative Officer, University of Oldenburg/Germany
1976 - 1984 Police Officer, State Police Lower Saxony/Germany