Nationality: Germany

Current Position within UPEACE

Associated Professor in the Department of Environment, Peace and Security

Education and Qualifications

  • Ph.D., MSc. International Rural Development, Sustainable Development
  • Humboldt University, Berlin

Work Experience

In teaching sustainable development and management of international cooperation projects in Asia, Europe and Latin America

Courses/Subjects Taught (at UPEACE)

  • Strategic planning and project cycle management
  • Fundraising for sustainable development
  • Sustainable agriculture


  • Research project of the Boruca Hydro-Energy Project in Costa Rica


  • 70 publications on international cooperation issues.
  • Conflict Resolution of the Boruca Project, Costa Rica published by: Continuum International Publication Group, New York, p.217, 2010

Consultancy Work

Long term experience in international consultancy work: - feasibility studies - planning and evaluation of projects - teaching of courses and seminars - fundraising for Universities, NGO's and Goverments

Responsibilities at UPEACE

Affiliated Professor in the Department of Environment, Peace and Security