PhD at the University of Dortmund; thesis title "Municipal influence possibilities on the organisation of the energy supply industries" in 1993
University Diploma in business economics and land-use planning (University of Dortmund, Germany)
Apprenticeship as an office clerk
Since 2000: Project manager and acting partner of the Solar & Spar Contract GmbH Wuppertal at the Wuppertal Institute and responsible for planning and conversion of different solar and savings projects at schools in North Rhine-Westphalia under integration of financial citizen participation
Since 1993: Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy; first in the Energy Division, then in the Division Energy, Transport and Climate Policy; project manager and scientific coordinator for energy services and local energy policies
1990 - 1993: Owner of an engineering office in Dortmund, Germany
1982 - 1990: Several scientific works on aspects of the municipal energy supply (Institut für Landes- und Stadtentwicklungsforschung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen - ILS, Dortmund)
Energy services and local energy policies
Strategic options for action of energy suppliers
Energy (Performance) Contracting under integration of financial participation of citizen
Initiator and organiser of the "Wuppertal Energy and Environment Award"
Consultant and lecturer at the Ecology Foundation and the Heinrich Böll Foundation, both in North Rhine-Westphalia, on the topic "energy turnaround in local municipalities" as contribution to communal climate protection
Öko-Institut e.V., Freiburg
Information center of the Association Raumplanung e.V., Dortmund
Co-founder of fair.Pla.net eG (the international co-operative for climate, energy and development)
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