Katharina Klaas worked as a Research Assistant for Ecologic Institute. She is interested in natural resource management, especially water, land, and development policy. She works in German and English and has a basic knowledge of French.
At Ecologic Institute she was involved in several research projects, including the interdisciplinary research project European Union Action to Fight Environmental Crime (EFFACE), which assessed the impacts of environmental crime as well as effective and feasible policy options for combating it. This project was funded under the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) of the European Union (EU).
Katharina Klaas completed a Bachelor in Geographical Sciences at the Freie Universität Berlin and is currently working on a Master's degree in Integrated Natural Resource Management at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.