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Marie-Luise Beck © DKK, S. Röhl

Marie-Luise Beck

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.

Antonia Scholz © DKK, S. Röhl

Antonia Scholz

Management Assistant

Antonia Scholz is the Management Assistant. In addition to all organisational and administrative areas, she is also responsible for the event management. Previously, she worked as an assistant to various research area directors at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science, and completed her studies in "European Management".

Elisabeth Weidingner © DKK, S. Röhl

Elisabeth Weidinger

Media and Public Relations

Since mid-September 2016, Elisabeth Weidinger is the contact for Press and Public Relations at the DKK. A communications scientist by training, she is responsible for the various communication tasks of the association of German climate research organisations – from press briefings on the 1.5-degree goal, comprehensible facts for the website to internal communication. She previously worked for the Cluster of Excellence CliSAP at the University of Hamburg. As a freelance journalist, she has worked for various print magazines and online media for over eight years, including Spiegel Online, Zeitcampus and Der Freitag.

Nina Müller

Student assistant

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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