Lisa Kreutzmann is a Project Manager in the fields of water resources management as well as vulnerability and adaptation to climate change. She carries out practical research and evaluations in these areas and develops strategies and tools for sustainable water resource management.
Lisa has extensive experience in stakeholder and usage analyses as well as the evaluation of tools for integrated water resource management – particularly with respect to climate change. She has experience in developing recommendations for action for European environmental and sustainability policy. Lisa also organized and led training sessions and workshops on adaptation measures for small and medium-sized enterprises. Lisa has worked in numerous regions around the world, including the MENA region and Latin America.
Prior to joining adelphi, she gained practical experience in the International Business Development Department of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. Lisa also worked on virtual water and sustainable consumption and production for a business consultation active in knowledge management and project acquisition. Her tasks included organising and conducting seminars. During her stay in Argentina, Lisa also acquired experience in the Cultural and Political Department of the German Embassy in Buenos Aires.
Lisa completed the German-Arabic Master’s program in Integrated Water Resources Management at the University of Jordan and the Fachhochschule Köln. She receieved funding from the DAAD for her studies. Lisa wrote her Master’s thesis in Morocco on the topic ‘Socio-Ecohydrological Approach to Managing River Ecosystems’ in collaboration with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the local water management authority. During her studies, she took part in a university project on ‘Organic Farming and Water Harvesting in the Jordan Valley’. Prior to this, Lisa completed a Bachelor’s degree in Latin American Studies and Social Sciences. She wrote her thesis on ‘Global Governance in Environmental Policy’.