Martina Richwien

Member of the Executive Board

Focus: Climate Change Mitigation & Adaptation

Martina Richwien studied Biochemistry at the Martin Luther University in Halle / Saale and holds a second degree in Environmental Engineering, with a specialisation in Planning, from the University of Kassel. After working at the State Office for Environmental Protection of the Federal State of Saxony-Anhalt, Martina worked as an independent planner and moderator on regional development concepts and the Agenda 21 process. In the course of this Martina also conducted a number of research visits on regional development to the Russian Federation.

In 2000 Martina joined IFOK. She manages a range of projects, including large-scale and politically sensitive ones, in the fields of climate mitigation and climate adaptation. Martina has many years of extensive experience in the design, moderation and facilitation of various participation formats, ranging from workshops to major international conferences, and is a very experienced facilitator and moderator. Beyond this she also has many years of experience in the field of regional development and innovation processes, including in the design of and strategic consulting for regional networks and in pan-regional consulting in sustainability management.