Ulrike Knörzer is an analyst in the field of sustainable consumption. In various research and consulting projects, she deals with the implementation of the Agenda 2030 and strategic foresight for environmental and sustainability policies. One of her focus topics is the development of innovative approaches to consumer policy, especially in the area of sustainable food systems. In addition, she works on recommendations for action and communication strategies for sustainable consumption patterns, for example at the nexus of consumption and biodiversity. Ulrike also has experience with project evaluation according to international criteria and the systematic investigation of project impacts on the protection of climate and biodiversity.
Prior to joining adelphi, Ulrike gained hands-on experience in the areas of strategic consultancy, corporate responsibility, and consumer information. At CDP Europe, she supported the reporting of climate-relevant data from companies. As an assistant to the managing director of CDP Europe, Ulrike also supported the strategic organisational development and technical and financial reporting for various funding institutions. At the startup WeGreen she supported the further development of the WeGreen sustainability colour code and assisted in planning and organising the marketing and communication concept. In her free time Ulrike worked as a volunteer, designing and leading educational workshops on food waste.
Ulrike completed the master's program in Global Change Management at the University for Sustainable Development in Eberswalde. As part of her studies, she dealt with challenges of natural resource management under global change and put a focus on developing goal-oriented solutions for a sustainability transition in food systems. Ulrike's thesis elaborated on the sustainability potential of plant-based meat substitute products and their reception in German media. To obtain her bachelor's degree, she studied business administration at the Freie Universität Berlin and at the Université Pierre-Mendès-France in Grenoble.