Team

Director of IAMO; Head of the Department of Structural Change; Professor at the Faculty of Natural Sciences III of Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU); Co-opted Professor at the Law and Economics Faculty of MLU

Degree: PhD in Agricultural Economics from University of Göttingen; Habilitation at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Professional experience: 15 years as full professor at the Faculty of Natural Sciences III of the MLU.

Topics: structural change in agriculture, agricultural policies, land markets, investment and finance, agroholdings, agent-based modeling, productivity analysis, social responsibility.

Research Associate at IAMO

Degree: PhD in Agricultural Economics from Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU).

Professional experience: 1 year as Lecturer at University of Applied Sciences Fresenius onlineplus; 2 years as Journalist at Agra-Europe (AgE); 5 years as Research Associate at the Thünen Institute (TI); 4 years as Junior Researcher at IAMO; 1 year as MBA Program Coordinator at Voronezh Agricultural University in Russia; 1 year as Research Assistant at University of Applied Sciences Weihenstephan.

Topics: agroholdings, food supply chains, food safety, strategic management, supply chain management.

Research Associate at IAMO

Degree: PhD in Agricultural Economics from University of Bonn.

Professional experience: 2 years as Research Associate at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; 2 years as Consultant at International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA); 4 years as Junior Researcher at Center for Development Research (ZEF).

Topics: risk management, climate change, agricultural insurance, supply chains.

PhD student at IAMO

Degree: Joint MSc in Rural Development from University of Pretoria, Ghent University, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, University of Pisa and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Professional experience: 3 years as Consultant at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); 2 years as Junior Researcher at National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine.

Topics: human resource management, agroholdings, factor markets.

Research Associate at IAMO, LaScalA Team Leader

Degree: PhD in Agricultural Economics from Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU).

Professional experience: 1.5 years as Research Analyst at The World Bank; 0.5 years as Expert of German-Ukrainian Agricultural Policy Dialogue (APD); 4 years as Head of Research at Ukrainian Agribusiness Club (UCAB); 5 years as Junior Researcher at IAMO.

Topics: strategic management, structural change in agriculture, agroholdings, investment and finance, food chains, agricultural policies.

PhD student at IAMO

Degree: MSc in Systems Ecology from University of Bucharest and MSc in Environment and Resource Management from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Professional experience: 3,5 years as Research Assistant at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam, 7 years of work experience in private sector (with 3 years of management experience) and 6 years in non-profit organisations

Topics: business ethics, corporate social responsibility, agroholdings, social and environmental impact, structural change in agriculture.

PhD student at IAMO

Degree: MSc in Administrative Management from National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine.

Professional experience: 1 year as Head of Research at Ukrainian Agribusiness Club (UCAB), 2 years as Adviser on Agricultural Markets at UCAB.

Topics: strategic management, efficiency and productivity analysis, investment, reorganization, finance, agroholdings, growth strategies, mergers and acquisitions.

Deputy Head of the Department of Agricultural Policy at IAMO; Professor at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU)

Degree: PhD and Habilitation in Agricultural Economics from MLU.

Professional experience: over 10 years as Senior Researcher at IAMO; 1 year as Visiting Scholar at University of Wisconsin - Madison; 5 years as Postgraduate Researcher at IAMO.

Topics: agricultural policy, structural and organizational change in agriculture, agricultural and water reforms in Central Asia.

PhD student at IAMO

Degree: Master in Financial Engineering from The University of Essex, UK.

Professional experience: 2 years as Lecturer at the Suleyman Demirel University in Kazakhstan.

Topics: agricultural and trade policies, efficiency and productivity, corporate governance and firm performance.

Research Associate at IAMO; Adjunct Professor at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU)

Degree: PhD and Habilitation in Agricultural Economics from MLU.

Professional experience: over 10 years as Senior Researcher at IAMO; 4 years as Junior Researcher at IAMO. 

Topics: institutional economics, nonprofit organizations, rural development, systems theory.

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