Anke Herold is a geo-ecologist and scientific director of the Oeko-Institut e.V. – Institute for Applied Ecology Research. From 2008 to 2018 she was research coordinator for international climate protec-tion and works at the Oeko-Institut in Berlin since 1997. Anke Herold is lead-author of various IPCC reports and was a member of the German delegation for the international climate negotiations from 1999 to 2018. Since July 2020, she is a co-speaker of the research alliance “Know-ledge.Transformation.Berlin”.