Former Team Members

Florian Manns

Division of Social Sciences
Department of Environmental Politics
Working Group Nature Conservation and Biodiversity

Helmholtz Centre
for Environmental Research − UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Florian Manns

Areas of Research & Interest

  • Interface of natural sciences and social sciences
  • Sustainable design of environment-related decision making on a local/regional scale
  • Conflicts between the use and the conservation of ecosystems and renewable resources

Curriculum Vitae

2013 - 2014

Scientist, Department of Environmental Politics, UFZ, Leipzig

2012 - 2013

Project officer and research assistant, TEEB-International, Department of Environmental Politics, UFZ, Leipzig

2011 - 2012

Student assistant, Assistance of division director, R&D Division Energy Economy and Grid Operation, Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (IWES), Kassel

2010 - 2013

M.A. Sustainable Economics, Focus: Sustainability and Society, University of Kassel, M.A. Thesis: Inclusion of Ecosystem Services in National Park Designation Processes: Case Study Nordschwarzwald

09/2008 - 03/2009

Internship, Forest Research Project Pró Mata, Instituto do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais (IMA), Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre (Brazil)

2006 - 2009

Tutor in the areas of: EDV, Controlling & Business Accountancy, Fisheries, University of Applied Forest Sciences, Rottenburg a. N.

2006 - 2010

B.Sc. Forest Engineering (FH), Focus: Business Administration and Timber Economy, University of Applied Forest Sciences, Rottenburg a. N., B.Sc. Thesis: Quantification of Carbon and Nutrient Storage in Living and Dead Biomass of an Pinus elliotti Plantation in the Serra Geral, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Current Projects

→ ValuES: Methods for integrating ecosystem services into development practice

TEEB: The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity