Katharina is an Environmental & Resource Economist with over 16 years of international experience. She received her PhD from the University of Heidelberg and worked for the Center for European Economic Research in Mannheim, Germany. From 2004 until 2016 Katharina worked and lived in China. She held positions at the German Delegation of Industry & Commerce, Allianz China Life Insurance as well as Tongji University Shanghai. In 2016 she relocated to Switzerland where she works for the École polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the International University Geneva. In addition she takes on projects as a trainer and coach. Katharina has profound experience both in the field of environmental economics as well as education and teaching. She is an accredited coach and a Hogan Practitioner and a passionate trainer and facilitator.