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Prof. Dr. Beate Jessel





Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf


Birmensdorf Bi HV G 06


Short CV of Beate Jessel

Born 1962 in Stuttgart, Germany

  • Since 2021 Director of the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL and also professor for landscape development at ETH Zurich and EPF Lausanne
  • 2007 – 2021 president of the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation in Bonn, Germany
  • 2006 – 2007 Holder of the Endowed Professorship for Strategic Landscape Planning and Management at the TUM School of Life Sciences, Technical University of Munich
  • 1999 – 2006 Professor for Landscape Planning at the Institute of Environmental Science and Geography, University of Potsdam
  • 1992 – 1999 Head of the department "Ecologically Oriented Planning" at the Bavarian Academy for Nature Conservation and Landscape Management (ANL)
  • Several years of experience in a planning office
  • Studies and PhD in Landscape Management at the Technical University München-Weihenstephan