Phone:
+49 (0)69 / 972 6683 10
Email: ifls-office[at]ifls.de duesterhaus[at]ifls.de



Fields of work and interest:

  • Projectassistance
  • Administration

         M. Sc. Britta Düsterhaus

Our team

Our core team consists of qualified and committed scientists with a wealth of highly varied practical experience, experts who fulfil their tasks with great dedication and keen interest – thus contributing towards sustainable development in our society.

Our team’s competence lies in the fields of Agricultural and Political Science, Economy, Ecology, Geography, Environmental and Spatial Development,  Sociology, Agricultural and Regional Marketing, moderator services, organisational development und communication.

However, none of the above-mentioned areas is pursued in isolation: In accordance with our holistic orientation, we always work in an interdisciplinary manner – internally as well as externally.

Managing Director and Head of Department

         Dipl.-Ing. agr. Jörg Schramek (Managing Director)

Phone:
+49 (0)69 / 972 6683 14
Email: schramek[at]ifls.de

» Curriculum Vitae

Fields of work and interest:

  • Evaluation of rural development programmes
  • Policy impact assessment
  • Consulting on the development of agricultural policy instruments
  • Socio-economic aspects of nature conservation-oriented regional development
  • Organic farming
  • Agriculture in agglomeration areas

         Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Gehrlein

Phone:
+49 (0)69 / 972 6683 17
Email: gehrlein[at]ifls.de

» Curriculum Vitae

Fields of work and interest:

  • Sustainable regional development and regional management
  • Evaluation of rural development programmes
  • Socio-economic aspects of nature conservation-oriented regional development
  • Sustainability reports and sustainability indicators
  • Local and regional Agenda 21
  • Organisational development and presentation

         Dipl.-Ing. agr. Simone Sterly (formerly Schiller)

Phone:
+49 (0)69 / 972 6683 15
Email: sterly[at]ifls.de

» Curriculum Vitae

Fields of work and interest:

  • Rural development concepts
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Development cooperation
  • Agricultural trade and development

Staff Members

         Kerstin Hülemeyer, M.A.

Phone:
+49 (0)69 / 972 6683 12
Email: huelemeyer[at]ifls.de


Fields of work and interest:

  • Sustainable regional and rural development
  • Natural recources and ecosystem services management
  • Participatory processes and conflict management
  • Knowledge exchange science to practice and practice to practice
  • Future studies, e.g. scenario development
  • GIS (Analysis, modeling, cartography)

         Dipl.-Geogr. Nicola von Kutzleben

Phone:
+49 (0)69 / 72 6683 11
Email:vonkutzleben[at]ifls.de

» Curriculum Vitae

Fields of work and interest:

  • Integrated rural development
  • Evaluation of rural development programmes and processes
  • Structural change in rural areas, especially demographic change, energy transformation and climate protection
  • Opening up for innovative and sustainable developement
  • Creative event management

         M.A. Geogr. Christoph Mathias

Phone:
+49 (0)69 / 972 6683 10
Email: mathias[at]ifls.de

Fields of work and interest:

  • Sustainable regional developement and regional management
  • Projectassistance

             Dipl.-Geoecol. Heike Nitsch

    Phone:
    +49 (0)69 / 972 6683 13
    Email: nitsch[at]ifls.de

    Curriculum Vitae

    Fields of work and interest:

    • Analysis and assessment of measures steering land use
    • Biodiversity and sustainable land use
    • Policy impact assessment

             Dr. rer. nat. Holger Pabst

    Phone:
    +49 (0)69 / 972 6683 24
    Email:pabst[at]ifls.de

    Curriculum Vitae

    Fields of work and interest:

    • Analysis of GAP and the RDPs of the German States regarding the support of biodiversity
    • Support of biodiversity
    • Conservation of the environment

             Dipl.-Soz. Sarah Peter

    Phone:
    +49 (0)69 / 972 6683 19
    Email: peter[at]ifls.de

    » Curriculum Vitae

    Fields of work and interest:

    • Rural development policiy
    • Integrated rural development
    • Processes of urban and regional development and planning
    • Urban-rural relations

             M. Sc. Bettina Spengler

    Phone:
    +49 (0)69 / 972 6683 20
    Email: spengler[at]ifls.de

    » Curriculum Vitae

    Fields of work and interest:

    • Evaluation of rural development programs
    • Economic analyses of agricultural businesses
    • Cost-benefit-analyses of agricultural policies
    • Urban farming
    • Adaption to climate change

             Dipl.-Ing. Christiane Steil

    Phone:
    +49 (0)69 /972 6683 18
    Email: steil[at]ifls.de


    Fields of work and interest:

    • Sustainable regional development
    • Urban and regional planning
    • Demographic change
    • Climate protection

    Administration

             Peter Franz

    Phone:
    +49 (0)69 / 972 6683 10
    Email: franz[at]ifls.de

    Fields of work and interest:

    • Financial management and administration

    Freelancers

             Dr. rer. nat. Manuel Weis

    Phone:
    +49 (0)69 / 972 6683 10
    Email: weis[at]ifls.de

    Fields of work and interest:

    • Land use change and its environmental impact in rural areas
    • Biodiversity
    • Development of cultural landscapes
    • Climate vulnerability and adaption to climate change
    • Scenario development and spatial modelling
    • “Leitbild”-development (guiding principles for landscapes)
    • Geographic Information Systems and landscape modelling