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OFFICE MANAGEMENT


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Luise Schmidt, M.Sc.

Luise Schmidt is an associate of COOPERATIVE Infrastructure and Environment since 2019. She studied environmental engineering at the Technical University Darmstadt specialising in spatial planning and water management with additional projects and classes in the field of architecture. She completed her studies with a master thesis on “Sponge City in China – Development of an urban district based on efficient greywater management”. Her focus of work lies in climate adaption developing sector coupling concepts with a special focus on green-blue infrastructure and in the development of mobility concepts. Luise Schmidt is a member of Vereinigung für Stadt-, Regional- und Landesplanung (SRL) and involved in Scientists for Future Kassel.


Friedrich-Ebert-Str. 48
34117 Kassel
Telefon: 0561 . 70 56 44 - 85
l.schmidt@cooperative.de


CEO


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Dr. Jörg Felmeden

Jörg Felmeden is CEO of COOPERATIVE Infrastructure and Environment since August 2014. He studied civil engineering at the University of Kassel specialising in water management and environmental technology and completed his work as a research assistant in the department of sanitary and environmental engineering at the University of Kassel with a doctorate on “Phosphorus reduction by retention soil filter plants within combined sewage treatment”. He worked at the Hessian road administration as a planning engineer and was lastly employed as a research associate at the Institute of Socio-Economic Research (ISOE) in Frankfurt am Main with his research focus on water infrastructure and risk analysis. His focus of work lies in the development and evaluation of strategies and concepts for the adaption and transformation of technical infrastructures to changing social and environment critical challenges, with emphasis on demography and climate change.

He is member of the International Water Association (IWA), the German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waster (DWA) and the Association of German Engineers (VDI). Jörg Felmeden is consultant engineer (Beratender Ingenieur, BI) and member of the Hessian Chamber of Engineers. In the working group KA-1.4 „System Integration“ of the technical committee KA-1 „New Alternative Sanitation Systems“ he is involved in the further development of the technical code.

Jörg Felmeden is currently leading the department of sanitary and environmental engineering at the University of Kassel as an interim professor. He has furthermore been teaching in the field of water resource management at the Bauhaus University of Weimar since 2015.


Friedrich-Ebert-Str. 48
34117 Kassel
Telefon: 0561 . 70 56 44 - 86
j.felmeden@cooperative.de


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Dr. Bernhard Michel

Bernhard Michel is founding partner and CEO of COOPERATIVE Infrastructure and Environment. He studied Civil Engineering at the Technische Hochschule Darmstadt with a focus on water management, environmental and spatial planning and urban development. He completed his studies with a university degree in macroeconomics at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg. At the institute of water supply, wastewater disposal and spatial planning of the Technische Hochschule Darmstadt he finished his graduate studies with a thesis on the “Role of technical infrastructure in regional development”. His key qualifications are his experiences in interdisciplinary cooperation in the context of resource management, environmental and municipal economy. His teaching activities comprise lectures at the TH Darmstadt (Urban development, Regional planning as well as Environmental and spatial planning, 1978-1983) and at the Bauhaus University Weimar (Environmental Impact Assessment 1991-1997; Resource Management since 1998).


Am Seegärtchen 19
64354 Reinheim
Telefon: 06162 . 9441 - 008
b.michel@cooperative.de

COOPERATIVE Infrastructure and Environment
Friedrich-Ebert-Str. 48 | 34117 Kassel | Phone: +49 . 561 . 70 56 44 - 86
Am Seegärtchen 19 | 64354 Reinheim | Phone: +49 . 6162 . 9441 - 008
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