Dr. Alexandra Büttgen

Project Co-ordinator

Sustainable Production and Consumption
Research Unit Innovation Labs
Alexandra Büttgen
+49 202 2492-131
+49 202 2492-108
alexandra.buettgen@wupperinst.org

Education and Academic Training

  • 2010 - 2014 PhD Student at the Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • 2006/2007 exchange term at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • 2004 - 2009 Political Science, University of Cologne

Professional Experience

  • Since 2015 Project Coordinator at the Wuppertal Institute
  • 2014 Research Fellow at the Wuppertal Institute
  • 2013 Junior Research Fellow at the Wuppertal Institute
  • 2012 PhD student in Research Group Sustainable Production and Consumption, Wuppertal Institute
  • 2008 - 2011 Consultant for Organizational and Corporate Communication and renewable energies
  • 2006 - 2008 Editorial Assistant at Ereignis- und Dokumentationskanal PHOENIX

Research Focus

  • Transitions towards a sustainable development
  • Sustainability indicators / management and strategy development
  • Social innovation
  • Development and assessment of sustainable consumption patterns
  • Change of political communication
  • Evolution and influence of organized interests