Institute of

International Forestry and Forest Economics

Secretariat

Anna Frerck
Institute of International Forestry and Forest Economics

Leuschnerstraße 91
21031 Hamburg-Bergedorf
Phone: +49 40 739 62 301
Fax: +49 40 739 62 399
wf@thuenen.de


Dr. Christoph Neitzel

Scientist until December 31, 2018


Working Area

  • Forestry in Germany

Regional Expertise

  • Germany

Research Projects

Curriculum Vitae

  • 10/2001 - 9/2004: Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Studies of Forestry Science; Bachelor of Science
  • 9/2003 - 3/2004: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ); Leyte Island Project for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources; Internship – Assisted in project implementation; bachelor’s thesis (Philippines)
  • 8/2004 - 10/2004: Spee’sche Forestry Administration; Internship – Assisted in forest management and resource utilisation
  • 10/2004 - 4/2007: Georg-August Universität Göttingen; Tropical and International Forestry;  Master of Science
  • 11/2005 - 12/2005: Mekong River Commission (MRC); Cooperation project with the GIZ & KfW supporting regional and sustainable development; Consultancy project – Cost-Benefit Analysis of alternative land-use systems with reference to carbon sequestration within CDM projects under the Kyoto Protocol (Laos PDR)
  • 4/2006 - 9/2006: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ); Project Gran Reserva Chachi; valorisation of environmental services (CO2 & biodiversity); Internship – Assisted in project implementation; master’s thesis (Ecuador)
  • 9/2007 - 12/2008: ESCP Europe – European School of Management; Master in European and International Business (Spain/Mexico)
  • 10/2009: PrimaKlima weltweit; Non-profit organisation supporting reforestation for the voluntary compensation of emissions; Consultancy (pro bono) – Monitoring & evaluation of reforestation projects (Mexico)
  • 2/2010 - 2/2013: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Doctor in Economics – natural resources and sustainable development (Mexico)
  • 6/2010 - 3/2013: Climate Action Reserve (CAR); California-based national offsets programme, USA; Expert (pro bono) – Working group to develop the Mexican Forest Protocol (Mexico)
  • 10/2010 - 2/2011: South Pole Carbon Asset Management; International company specialised in the prevention and reduction of greenhouse gases; Consultancy – Co-development of an internet-based Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) programme to verify a reforestation project (Colombia)
  • 2/2011 - 3/2011: South Pole Carbon Asset Management; Consultancy – Feasibility study for a REDD project (Zimbabwe)
  • 1/2011 - 3/2013: Consejo Técnico Consultivo-REDD (CTC-REDD); Governmental consultation platform to involve civil society; Expert (pro bono) – Working group to develop the Mexican REDD Strategy (Mexico)
  • 4/2013 - 6/2015: Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V. (FNR); Funding agency of the funding programme „Renewable Resources“ on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL); EU / International Cooperation – Panel work and project development
  • 07/2015 - 12/2018: Scientist at the Institute of International Forestry and Forest Economics