Since January 2011, Daniela Göhler has been advisor of the „Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH“, on secondment to Germany’s Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU). She works in the Division International Climate Finance / International Climate Initiative on forest (REDD+) and adaptation issues. Daniela’s career is characterized by a combination of policy- and science-oriented pathways.
Her experiences as GIZ advisor include 4 years in Indonesia in a regional forest programme with the „Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)“ and 1 year in Cameroon in a national forest programme. She also worked short-term for the FAO in Rome and the World Bank in Washington, D.C.
Daniela holds a MSc degree in forestry from the Technical University of Dresden, Germany, and pursues a Phd study in international politics at the University of Potsdam. She is an alumni oft he German National Merit Foundation and the Carlo-Schmid Programme for International Policy and Cooperation.