Cathrin Arenz is Perspectives’ management assistant for the company's operations in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
With a background in social sciences and environmental conservation, she worked as a project coordinator for externally funded research projects at the University of Freiburg from 2011 till 2016. Before, she gained experience in project-related work for the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR, 2004-2006) and the Forest Stewardship Council Germany (FSC Deutschland, 2009) as well as in consultancy for the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ, 2008). She also has experience in research with a special focus on forest policies, resource use and political institutions.
At Perspectives, she is responsible for the coordination of projects, offices and events; and supports the management in day-to-day activities. In addition, she is engaged in selected research projects at Perspectives Climate Research gGmbH.