Qualifications: M.P.S. Rural Development & International Agriculture)
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA. Specialization: participatory and sustainable project methodologies, B.S.Conservation and Resource Studies, Berkeley, California, USA,Specialization:Ecodevelopment in southern rural areas.
Work experience: 10 years fieldexperience in sustainable development in Latinamerica (agroforestry project managment). Expertise in project design, implementation and evaluation, applied research, extension and training, organisational development and intercultural communication. Research associate in the climate field at Helvetas (Switzerland), Consultant for many different development organisations (Intercooperation, GTZ, Norad, IDB, etc.), 2.5 yrs. working with myclimate, a Swiss climate protection foundation in strategy development and specific mandates for the Swiss Government