Members of the Institute
Administrative Staff
Dr. Götz Kaufmann
Managing Director
Götz Kaufmann graduated in political science and did his doctoral degree in environmental sociology. He also holds a teacher's degree in English and Politics and Economy.
He has held professional research posts in Brazil, Argentina, Australia, and Canada dealing in areas such as globalization, political economy, political ecology, environmental justice, sustainable development, and climate change. His overall field of expertise is methods.
He is the founder of the Environmental Justice Institute (EJI). He also volunteered as adjunct lay judge at Amtsgericht Berlin (elected from 2014-2018).
Guido Blattmann
Web Administrator
Guido holds a degree in business administration and fulfilled a MBA degree in supply chain management.
He has worked for many years in the internet industry where he has founded and helped to grow several successful startup companies. His current interests are Digital Transformation, Information Technology and Webdevelopment. Guido supports the Environmental Justice Institute as a member of staff with focus on E-Learning and organizational development. Besides his professional life he contributes to the preservation of Schloss Hohenlandin in the Uckermark and volunteers in educational programs for children in Brasil.