In order to ensure relevance and excellence of the program a specific Advisory Board has been formed by renowned and experienced representatives from the fields of policy, business, and civil society.
The role of the Advisory Board is to provide feedback and advice as regards the content and quality of the program against the background of actual developments and trends in the fields of environmental governance worldwide, as well as the requirements of international job markets for the graduates.
Furthermore, the Advisory Board should act as a facilitator in positioning the program and its graduates in relevant networks and job markets internationally, and to secure adequate possibilities for internships worldwide.
Members of the Advisory Board
Dr. Maritta von Bieberstein Koch-Weser
President of Earth 3000; CEO of GEXSi;
Former Senior Manager at the World Bank, former Director General of IUCN
Dr. Hansjörg Elshorst
Founding Member and Director of Transparancy International, Germany;
Former Senior Advisor of the Vice President of the World Bank;
Former Managing Director of GTZ
Dr. Hans Peter Schipulle (Chairman)
Director of Department of Global and Sectoral Tasks at the Federal Ministry for
Economic Cooperation and Development;
Responsible representative in international negotiations for the environment and development
Dr. Monika Betz
BASF Ludwigshafen, Head of Department for Environment and Monitoring
Ms. Barbara Unmüssig
Member of Executive Board of the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation;
Co-founder and president of WEED;
Former Coordinator of German NGOs in UNCED-process