Mandy Hinzmann is a Researcher at Ecologic Institute, where she works on projects related to resource policy as well as biodiversity and water. She works in German and English and has good knowledge of Spanish.
One focus of her work is the analysis of policy options to enhance resource efficiency. In the field of resource policy Mandy Hinzmann contributes to the projects Developing Economic Instruments in Support of Increasing Resource Efficiency (EconRes) and Resource Policy (PolRess). In the project Restoring Rivers for Effective Catchment Management (REFORM), which is funded by the European Commission's Seventh Framework Program (FP7), she examines costs and benefits of restoration measures.
Before joining Ecologic Institute, Mandy Hinzmann worked at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) in the Department of Environmental Politics. She was part of a team conducting a Scoping Study for a National Assessment of Ecosystems and their Services in Germany.
Mandy Hinzmann studied Sustainable Economics at the University of Kassel (Germany). For her Master's thesis, she completed a scenario analysis of different agricultural intensities in the European Union in cooperation with the Centre for Environmental Systems Research (CESR) and analyzed their effects on biodiversity. Prior to this she studied International Political Management at the Bremen University of Applied Science (Germany) and completed a semester abroad at the University of Concepción (Chile).