Maike Voß is a Research Analyst in climate adaptation and vulnerability. Her work is focussed mainly on climate change impact and adaptation in Germany.
Before joining adelphi, Maike acquired experience in international cooperation, public institutions and research. She helped the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) supporting the development of the national adaptation plan in Madagascar and organized and led training sessions for partner organisations. While working on the interdisciplinary research project HORTINLEA at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, she helped coordinate the consortium and worked on food security in Kenya and Tanzania. As part of her dual bachelor's degree, Maike spent a practical phase at the Representation of the State of Baden-Württemberg to the European Union in Brussels, where she worked in the field of agriculture and rural development. During her studies, she was involved as a volunteer trainer and led train-the-trainer seminars, team development and continuing education sessions.
Maike graduated from the master's program in Integrated Natural Resource Management at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. During her studies, she worked mainly on climate change, biodiversity and environmental protection. As part of her master's thesis in collaboration with the GIZ, Maike examined potential barriers to implementation of climate change adaptation measures in the agricultural sector in Madagascar. Prior to that, she completed a Bachelor's in International Business Management at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University, the University of Applied Sciences North-western Switzerland and the University of Haute Alsace. Maike spent a semester abroad at the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology in New Zealand.