Managing Director of the DKK
Since 2012 Marie-Luise Beck is managing director of the science federation Deutsches Klima-Konsortium. Projects like the online course on climate change in English and German as well as the K3 Conference on climate communication were created under her leadership. Previously, she was responsible for science-policy dialogues in the context of a project at the Freie Universität Berlin on safety and security called „Forschungsforum Öffentliche Sicherheit”. From 2000 to 2009 she acted as research assistant and office manager for various Members of Parliament at the Deutsche Bundestag. There, she managed the launch of the parliamentary initiative “Zukunftsforum Öffentliche Sicherheit”, where she is member of the board today. She graduated with Staatsexamen (equivalent to MA) from Biology, German Literature and Pedagogics at the Philipps University, Marburg.
Sebastian Klein is Curator of Public Affairs at the German Climate Consortium. He monitors climate policy at the federal level and supports the DKK in shaping exchange at the interface of science and politics. Previously, he worked as a research assistant for a member of parliament in the German Bundestag in the field of climate policy and international cooperation. He graduated with a Master's degree in Social Sciences from the Humboldt University in Berlin.
Since 2021, Nina Müller is supporting the DKK Team as a student assistant. She currently studies Landscape Management and Nature Conservation at The Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development (HNEE). Through various internships, she has already gained experience in the field of environmental education and environmental planning.
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