Clare Waldmann currently works as a Consultant for s.Pro – sustainable projects GmbH, a sustainable development and project management consultancy based in Berlin, Germany. She is responsible for sharing knowledge and experiences relevant for implementation of the EU Directive on Maritime Spatial Planning (2014/89/EU) with EU Member States. Additionally, she develops proposals and coordinates consortia for regional development and environmental management projects in the North Sea and Baltic Sea regions. Prior to joining s.Pro, Clare consulted German institutions on coastal and marine policy and climate adaptation as a Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow with the Blue Solutions Initiative at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, and Ecologic Institute. Clare previously worked as a Project Manager for the California Ocean Protection Council, Researcher for the Clearinghouse for Dam Removal Information, and Research Specialist and Instructor at UC Berkeley.
As a graduate student, Clare’s research focused on river restoration in coastal watersheds, and her masters thesis analyzed dam removal planning in the California Coast Ranges. She worked as a Graduate Student Instructor for ES10: Introduction to Environmental Science and a Graduate Student Researcher with responsibilities including curriculum development, field data collection and conducting a literature review of trends in applied fluvial geomorphology methods.