Nina Becker


Nina Becker
Scientific Manager 'Spatial Interaction Ecology' (SIE) Research Group

Department of Community Ecology

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ/
German Center for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig

Deutscher Platz 5e, D-04103 Leipzig, Germany

Tel: +49 341 97 33159
Fax: +49 341 97 39350


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Nina Becker

Curriculum Vitae


Scientific Manager of the ‘Spatial Interaction Ecology (SIE)’ research group at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg/ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ/ Germany at the German Center for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig

03/2014- present

Research and Management Consultant, Leipzig, Germany

02/2015- 08/2015

Project Manager at adelphi consult Gmbh, Berlin, Deutschland


Senior Research Officer 'Adaptation, Disaster Risk and Resilience' at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London, United Kingdom

04/2011- 09/2014

Chapter Scientist and Contributing Author for the WGII contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report in the regional chapter on ‘Central and South America’ ( Chapter 27 ); IPCC Working Group II , Technical Support Unit, Stanford, USA


Research Fellow at the Department of Economics of the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research − UFZ, Leipzig, Germany

09/2009 - 10/2010

Junior Officer 'Sustainability and Environment' at AgroFair Benelux B.V., Barendrecht, The Netherlands

09/2008 - 10/2008
01/2008 - 04/2008

Student Assistant in the context of M.Sc. thesis preparation at Instituto de Investigación y Servicios Forestales (INISEFOR), Universidad Nacional Heredia, Costa Rica

07/2008 - 08/2008

Consultant for the Agricultural Economics Research Institute (LEI), The Netherlands; located at Agroindustrial Development Program (PROAGROIN ZN), Pital, Costa Rica


M.Sc. International Development Studies at the Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands. Date of graduation: 31/08/2009.

09/2002 - 10/2005

B.A. European Economic Studies at the Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg, Germany and Universidad de Sevilla, Spain. Date of graduation: 21/10/2005.