Stephan Piskol is a Manager at adelphi, focusing on biodiversity and nature conservation. In particular, he is looking at the implementation of European nature conservation policy at a regional and local level. Moreover, he focuses his work on creating incentives for advancing biodiversity and supporting agriculture.
Stephan is experienced in coordinating projects with European partners. He is currently advising a project organised jointly by the European Commission and BiodivERsA. As part of this, he is designing and implementing regional expert talks and workshops. Furthermore, he is coordinating local experts and creating communications material. Through this project, he aims to foster environmental consciousness and connect different actors from academia, politics, industry, and civil society.
Prior to commencing his position at adelphi, Stephan worked on biodiversity and sustainable reduction of greenhouse gases in the agricultural sector at the European Environmental Bureau. He has further gathered practical experience working in the policy team of BirdLife Europe and in programme management of the financial instrument LIFE while working at the EU Executive Agency for small and medium-sized enterprises (EASME). He also gained professional experience working for the GIZ on implementing the biodiversity convention. Stephan completed the international Master in Environmental Management at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität in Kiel (Germany). Previously, he studied biology at the Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen.