Susanne Wolfmaier is a Research Analyst at adelphi working on the topics of climate, peace and security. Her work focuses on conflict analysis and instruments and approaches within the context of climate change and fragility. She also supports the conceptualisation and organisation of international events and workshops.
Prior to joining adelphi, Susanne worked for the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development where she dealt with issues relating to the future design of Germany’s development cooperation with Asia and developed recommendations on the cooperation with regional organisations in Asia. For the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) she worked on a project dealing with urban resource management in Asia and gained experience in the evaluation of development cooperation projects. During a traineeship at the European External Action Service she supported the Political Affairs Section at the Delegation of the EU to India in New Delhi.
Susanne holds a master’s degree in Political Science with a minor in South Asian Studies from the University of Heidelberg. During her studies she focused on international relations and peace and conflict studies. In her master thesis she analysed conditions for regional cooperation in Asia. Susanne completed her bachelor’s degree in European Studies at the University of Magdeburg with a specialisation in European foreign and development policy.