Samie has a M.A. in Environmental Policy and Planning from Freie Universität Berlin and a B.A. in International Studies with a focus on Latin America from California State University, Long Beach. Originally from California, she has lived, worked, played and followed many opportunities which have kept her on this side of the Atlantic for the past 5+ years. With a continuous passion for outreach and education, she is a passionate advocate for making sustainability more accessible. She currently resides in Berlin where she works as a researcher at TMG Research - a think tank focused on sustainability issues.
Raquel studies Rural Development (M.Sc) at Humboldt University in Germany. She holds a B.Sc. in Veterinary Medicine and MBAs in Marketing and Socio-environmental Business. Before moving to Europe, she had a marketing & communications corporate career in the agriculture sector in Brazil. Passionate and engaged with environmental topics, she left her previous job and is now transitioning to a new career path related to sustainability. You can find out more about Raquel by visiting her LinkedIn profile or following her on Twitter.
Jack is a recent graduate in chemistry with a specialisation in ‘Energy and Sustainable Chemistry’ from the University of Groningen. Following a job as a student journalist covering the energy transition, he has moved to Berlin to follow his passion for creating a fairer and more sustainable world. As part of GreenBuzz he is responsible for providing content for the blog, running the social media channels and a consultant on all scientific issues. His main interests centre around communicating science to those outside of the scientific community. In particular, he is interested in an evidence based approach and providing people with the tools to fight against misinformation. You can find out more on his blog or via LinkedIn.
Ulrike has a B.A. and M.A. in International Business and Strategic Management with a focus on sustainability. She works in projects, operations and sales at ubitricity, an innovative start up at the intersection of electromobility, energy and telecommunications. She loves travelling and lived in Argentina, Spain, Australia and Czech Republic. As Co-Founder and Board Member of GreenBuzz Berlin she is responsible for topics on circular economy, electromobility and energy.
Carolin studied Business Management focused on tourism, mobility and sustainability. Carolin works in the renewable energy sector for a start-up in Berlin and as a consultant for sustainable mobility. Carolin is passionate about concepts which stop the climate change and do not decrease the quality of life at the same time. At GreenBuzz Berlin she is responsible for the topics on circular economy, CSR, energy, mobility and tourism.
Philipp complemented his background in Business Administration with a Master in Corporate Environmental Management in Finland. He is specialized in the assessment of sustainability and currently works for a startup in the finance sector as sustainability analyst. He loves to move and thus does a lot of sports and travelling.
At GreenBuzz Berlin he is responsible for the topics on sustainable finances and corporate sustainability.
Sandra is currently completing her B.A. Degree in International Relations with a focus on development economics. She works part time for a German NGO and she is very passionate about finding sustainable solutions for African problems. Opera, art, travelling and cooking are some of her favorite pastimes.
At GreenBuzz Berlin she is responsible for the topics on fashion and social sustainability.
Barbara Cilliers Pistorius
Barbara is a photographer and art-director based in Berlin. As founder and editor of Soonafternoon, she seeks to learn more about the intersection between design and sustainability.
Carrie has obtained her Arts degree with Honours from Sydney, Australia. Riding on her 12 years start-up & corporate experiences within the online media industry for the Asia Pacific region based in Hong Kong & Singapore, she continues her learning & mastery in active-listening, cross-cultural & inter departmental communication, project management, and negotiation. These skill-sets allow her to translate and combine distinct processes/thinking of team members into the multiple layers of collaborative frameworks. As founder of CO-Happening in Paris, she specializes in partnerships, community building, forming new teams, designing collaborative processes, strategizing monetization for media owners, events and anything business development.