Sabrina Heinecke supported resource efficiency projects as an Intern at Ecologic Institute from March to June 2014. Her other fields of interest included: resource policy, sustainable resource management, as well as sustainable production and consumption systems. She is a native German speaker, works also in English, and has basic knowledge of Spanish.
Sabrina Heinecke worked on trend analysis for the project Models, Potentials and Long-Term Scenarios for Resource Efficiency (SimRess), which Ecologic Institute is undertaking for the German Federal Environment Agency (UBA). Sabrina Heinecke also contributed to the project DYNAmic policy MIXes for Absolute Decoupling of Environmental Impact of EU Resource Use from Economic Growth (DYNAMIX), which is supported by the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) of the European Commission (EC) under a contract with the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG Research & Innovation). In addition, she supported the work of Ecologic Institute on the German research projects Resource Policy (PolRess).
Before coming to Ecologic Institute Sabrina Heinecke completed an internship at the Senate Chancellery of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg in the department of international cooperation, which allowed her to gain insight into the structures and processes of public administration and federal policy.