Ulrike Tröger

Research Unit Environment and Society
Department of Environmental Politics

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

Tel.: ++49 341 235 482 358

U. Tröger

Research Interests

  • Ecosystem services
  • Decision-making for the environment
  • Conservation policy and finance
  • Conservation in the context of development

Curriculum Vitae

since 10/2019

UFZ, Leipzig
Topics: ecosystem services and natural capital valuation with geographic focus on sub-Saharan Africa

09/2017 − 09/2019

WWF Germany
Topics: project management and development policy, geographic focus Congo Basin, DRC

03/2014 − 08/2017

GIZ, Frankfurt (Germany)
Topics: ecosystem services, conservation policy, capacity development and biodiversity finance with geographic focus on Caucasus, Central Asia and Sub-Sahara Africa

07/2009 − 02/2014

Conservation International, Arlington (USA) & Brussels (Belgium)
Topics: project management, portfolio development, fundraising

05/2007 − 06/2009

Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (Germany)
Topics: project management, geographic focus: Russian Federation, Caucasus and Central Asia

10/2006 − 03/2007

DNR EU Coordination Office, Berlin (Germany)
Topics: EU environment and development policy

06/2006 − 03/2007

GTZ, Quito (Ecuador)
Intern, topic: valuation of environmental services


Diploma degree in Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation at the Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany (equivalent of Master of Science degree), focus on international nature conservation in the context of development assistance, environmental economics, environmental ethics

Completed Projects

⇒ Societal Value of the Tempelhof Field in Berlin