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Alexander Pechmann is a PhD student and research assistant in the Adaptation and Social Learning process, where his work contributes to the CONMAR project that investigates governance and management of marine munition in the German North and Baltic Sea.
Alexander holds an MA in Development Studies from the Graduate Institute Geneva (IHEID). His research centered around changing human-nature relations and the impact of environmental policy and large-scale societal changes on vulnerable stakeholders. As a contribution to the DEMETER research project, he wrote his MA thesis titled „Agricultural Commercialization and Changing Foodways in Cambodia: Results from Smallholder Communities in Kratie and Kampong Thom“. Alexander obtained his Bachelor in Economics, Politics and Social Thought from Bard College, including an exchange at SciencesPo. During his studies, he held positions as student assistant at Bard College and the University of Surrey.
Prior to joining GCF, Alexander gained professional experience in environmental governance, working on water management in Lebanon with the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations and the International Water Management Institute. As an intern at the NewClimate Institute, he contributed to multiple studies within the Ambition to Action (A2A) project.