Katrin Reuter works as a Senior Consultant for the public sector. Before, she gained over 10 years experience on different topics related to biodiversity. Amongst others, Katrin was Managing Director of the ‘Biodiversity in Good Company’ Initiative, a cross-sectorial collaboration of companies that have joined forces to protect and sustainably use biological diversity. She also worked as a scientific coordinator at the Naturkundemuseum Berlin within the project 'network-forum for biodiversity research Germany' (NeFo), a science-policy interface for biodiversity research and biodiversity politics.
Katrin Reuter studied philosophy, biology and German as a foreign language at the universities of Leipzig/Germany and Trondheim/Norway. Afterwards, she did her PhD within the interdisciplinary PhD program 'Biodiversity and Society – human dimensions of protection and utilization of biodiversity' at the Georg-August-University Göttingen. During her PhD, she was supported by a Lichtenberg grant of the state of Lower Saxony. Her PhD thesis focussed on the question of good life and the preservation of biodiversity in light of the ecological crisis and sustainable development. Katrin also holds a Master of Arts in Sustainability and Quality Management from the Berlin School of Economics and Law.