Alina Ulmer is a Project Manager in the fields of sustainability strategy, environmental and sustainability management, and the green economy. She works on improving the implementation and dissemination of environmental standards.
Alina has acquired in-depth knowledge of various sustainability strategies (e.g. the bio-economy) and certification systems, along with experience in regional support strategies for education, employment and sustainable development. Her background also includes the creation and evaluation of structural and research policy support measures and programs at the national and European levels. In addition to her sound expertise in these areas, she has experience in conducting expert interviews and workshops, as well as in the compilation, evaluation and visualisation of complex information.
Alina currently helps manage the European EMAS Helpdesk, a contact point for the promotion and distribution of the European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS). The Helpdesk aims to promote Europe-wide dialogue with stakeholders and raise awareness on the compatibility of ecological and economic goals. In addition, Alina is working on the development of EMAS in light of current EU topics such as digitalisation, the bio-economy and the circular economy.
Before joining adelphi, Alina was a consultant at Prognos AG. She worked with companies as part of the Wirtschaftsinitiative Nachhaltigkeit (WIN) in Baden-Württemberg, helping them design regional strategies and evaluate structural and research policy funding. Most recently, she took part in the evaluation of the Research for Sustainability (FONA) programme on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).
Alina studied Economics (MSc) at the University of Hohenheim, where she gained expertise in the fields of regional innovation systems and environmental policy. During a research period in Brazil, she also worked intensively on the network dynamics of the sugar cane sector for the bio-economy.