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Who we are

Marit Berchner


Marit works on international cooperation in the energy sector. She joined the Compensators* in 2013 and has been the chairwoman since 2017.



Giulia Carboni

Giulia works as Project Adviser for the LIFE Programme at the Executive Agency for SME of the European Commission in Brussels. She joined the Compensators* in 2009.



David Hugo


David is reponsible for all matters related to our finances and legal status. He joined the Compensators* in 2015.



Florian Oel

Florian Oel

Florian leads on the EU media relations for the anti-poverty organisation Oxfam in Brussels. A journalist by training, he also worked as an editor and reporter for the news wire AFP, and as a spokesperson at the European Commission. He joined the Compensators* in 2009.



Nona Schulte-Rümer

Nona Schulte-Römer

Nona works as a Researcher at the Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology at the Helmholtz Centre
for Environmental Research – UFZ in Leipzig. She joined the Compensators* in 2012.


Passfoto_MarieMarie Cornell Zender
Marie lives in Cologne and works as a teacher for TeachFirst Germany. During her studies of economics she encountered environmental-historical topics and business ethics. She has been an active member of the Compensators* since 2014.
We would like to thank Antonella Battaglini and Hannah Förster, founding members of TheCompensators*, for years of intensive work on our project. A big thanks also to Armin Haas, Florian Zickfeld, Saskia Kyas, Annika Lilliestam, Aida Abdulah and Abraham Menaldo for their help in the past!
TheCompensators* is a joint effort during the spare time of us. Please bear this in mind when getting in touch with us.