Current position:
Postdoctoral researcher and assistant lecturer

Professional experience:

10/2010 - 5/2014
Advisor on Natural Resources and Environmental Economics (CIM/GIZ) at the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) in Hanoi, Vietnam.

8/2006 - 7/2010
Research associate at the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Environmental and Resource Economics (CRC 552), Georg-August Universität Göttingen.

8/2004 - 7/2006
Assistant at the Department of International Agriculture at the Swiss College of Agriculture in Bern, Switzerland.


PhD thesis 'Economic valuation of land use change - A case study on rainforest conversion and agroforestry intensification in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia', Georg-August Universität, Göttingen.

4/2003 - 6/2004
Postgraduate study course 'International Agricultural Development' at Humboldt Universität (HU), Berlin.
Diploma thesis (Biology): 'Functional diversity of selected secondary tree species at the rainforest margins of the Lore Lindu National Park, Central Sulawesi', Georg-August Universität, Göttingen.

Research interests
Economic valuation of ecosystem services
Natural resource management
Land use change in developing countries
Climate change economics