Inge160x216Curriculum Vitae

Dr.-Ing. Ingeborg Niestroy (Dipl.-Geogr.)

German national

Professional Experience                               

from 2013 Associate, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
from 2013 Research associate, Environmental Policy Research Centre, Free University Berlin
2013-2015  Brussels Representation of the Land Rhineland-Palatinate (Germany), EU Policy Officer
2012-2014 Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), Rio+20 and SDGs projects Researcher
2011-2013 Research project/Network of Excellence LIAISE (Linking Impact Assessment Instruments to Sustainability Expertise), EU liaison
1999 – 2012 European Environment and Sustainable Development Advisory Councils (EEAC), and Stichting Foundation Management EEAC, Brussels/The Hague, Secretary General
2008 – 2011 Open University of the Netherlands, Research associate (Master course: "European Union, Governance and Sustainability")
1996 – 1997 Ecological Agency of Lower Saxony (NLOE), Germany, Head of the working group "Management of dredged material"
1991 – 1996 Haas Consult GmbH (Consultancy for Engineering and Planning), Hannover, Germany, Project Manager and Leader (incl. technical planning) for Environmental Impact and related Studies
1991 San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, USA, Researcher

Committee work

from May 2012 Board member of the Club of Rome - EU Chapter
from May 2012 Board member of the Alumni association of the German Environment Foundation (DBU)
from 2005 Appointed delegate to the Consultative Commission for Industrial Change (CCMI) of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), 2005 – 2010, renewed 2011 – 2015

Graduate and Post-graduate Studies

1996 – 2000

Dissertation: "Strategic Environmental Assessment as an instrument for environmental integration – Case studies in waterway planning at the river Elbe and the San Francisco Bay" (Technical University Berlin): Cross-disciplinary research with an actor/process and legal focus. Scholarship of the German Environmental Foundation (DBU)

1997 German University of Administrative Sciences, Speyer
Post-graduate term in Public Law and Administration, Political Science, Environmental Law
1990 – 1991

University of California at Berkeley, USA
Post-graduate studies in Environmental Planning and Soil Science. Scholarship of the University Goettingen

1983 – 1990

University of Goettingen, Germany
Geography, Soil Science, Botany, Political Science. Diploma.


German:    mother tongue

English:     excellent

Dutch:       good

French:     good