Forest Path



PhD in Geography & the Environments
University of Oxford

Oct '20-2022

Two-year doctoral degree as part of the Ecosystems Lab and Disturbance ecology Lab. Research on tropical mountain restoration and satellite techniques for monitoring and detection of restoration variables. Research projects on fire in the Andes and on broader Restoration Ecology.

Thesis title 'Remote sensing to assess ecosystem change and restoration in tropical mountain ecosystems'

MPhil in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management 
University of Oxford

Two-year international research master spanning knowledge of biodiversity science, conservation governance & technologies to global change and ecosystem science.

Master thesis 'Conservation and functional ecology of mountain ecosystems in South America'

Oct '18 - Sept '20

BSc in Ecology and Environmental Planning
Technical University Berlin

Four-year bachelor degree focused on environmental science and conservation in Germany. Specialisation on climatology, meteorology, modelling and plant sciences.

Bachelor thesis 'How do urban grasslands respond to the urban heat island?'


Scholarships and awards

July 12, 2023

  • Rhodes Scholarship 

  • Sir Peter Elworthy Grant for environmental research

  • “Deutschlandstipendium” during Bachelor studies

  • Sporthilfe Deutsche Bank Stipendium



Ecological modelling and remote sensing in:

  • R Studio

  • QGIS and ArcGis

  • Google Earth Engine


  • Soil and vegetation cartography

  • Hydrological and climatological measurements

  • Functional trait assessments

  • Restoration ecology


  • Geoinformation Systems (ArcGIS, QGIS) and Urban Planning (Vectorworks)

  • Knowledge of German landscape planning and international environmental impact assessment procedures


Fluent in:

  • German, Italian, English and French

Good knowledge of:

  • Portuguese and Spanish


Academic engagements

2021: Guest editor for Restoration Ecology special feature 'Young voices in the UN Decade of restoration'

2021: Symposium organisation and presentation at the Annual Conference of the Association of Tropical Biology (ATBC) on 'A roadmap for restoration in tropical mountains'

2021: Oxford School of Climate Change, Presentation on 'Ecosystem restoration in tropical mountains in the light of climate change'

2021: Tropical Forest Coffee Series, Presentation on 'Functional ecology of tree islands in the Atlantic forest'​


Athletic career


2021.                  1st place at the Cowley Condors Brill Hilly Time Trial and new course record

2021.                 Team victory at the Oxford-Cambridge Varsity cycling time trial

2021.                 Win of the Oxford-Cambridge Varsity triathlon at the AllNation Sprint triathlon


2019/2020.     President of the Oxford University Women’s Boat Club

2018-2020.      Rowing in the Oxford Blue’s team and selection for the Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race

2013-2017.       Participation at four rowing world championships: Silver medal at Junior World championships and Bronze medal at U23 World championships. 10 National Titles.


2019.                Oxford Vincent’s Club award for academic and sporting excellence

2013-2017.      Scholar of “Deutsche Sporthilfe”

2013/2014.     Sportswomen the year of the city of Hanau