Dr. Rolf Döring

Dr. Rolf Döring

  • Head of the fisheries economics unit (Chief Economist) – Johann Heinrich von Thünen Federal Research Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries, Institute of Sea Fisheries, Hamburg
Since May 2009 Head of the fisheries economics unit (Chief Economist) – Johann Heinrich von Thünen Federal Research Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries, Institute of Sea Fisheries, Hamburg, Germany – http://www.ti.bund.de/en/startseite/institutes/sea-fisheries.html

Main tasks: Team Coordination, Research Projects Coordination, Project Management, Research (Bio-Economic Modeling, Economic Valuation of Ecosystem Services, Evaluation and Impact Assessments of Management Options), Policy advice

Member Study Group of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) on Integration of Economics, Stock Assessment and Fisheries Management

Member of the ad hoc working group on the initial socio-economic assessment of marine sectors for the implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (until 2012),  then renamed in ‘Socio-economic working group for the identification of cost-effective measures when implementing the MSFD until 2016’

Member of the Marine Board working group on the valuation of marine ecosystem services

Since Nov. 2007 Appointed Member of STECF – Scientific Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries. Main Advisory Committee for fisheries management in the European Union (policy advice to the European Commission)
Since Nov. 2012 Leading Author for the Report ,TEEB- Natural Capital Germany – the economic value of nature’ – Report on marine and coastal ecosystems – http://www.naturkapital-teeb.de/en/news.html
Since Jan. 2015 Courtesy Faculty Member, Department of Applied Economics, Oregon State University

Professional education

Juli 2000 PhD in Economics (Resource and Environmental Economics) – grade – Magna cum Laude – University of Greifswald, Germany (advisors: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hampicke University of Greifswald; Prof. Dr. Lukas Bretschger, ETH Zürich)

Dissertation in Fisheries Economics (Small Scale fishing sector), Regional Development; Title : Die Zukunft der Fischerei im Biosphärenreservat Südostrügen – eine Untersuchung zu Möglichkeiten einer nachhaltigen Fischerei und regionaler Fischwirtschaft (The future of the fisheries in the biosphere reserve Southeast Rügen – An examination in the possibilities of a sustainable fishery and regional fisheries sector development)

Published with the German Publisher Fritz Lang Verlag 2001, 270 pages

 

Nov 1995 Second Diploma (Master), grade 1,0 (A). University of Kassel. Master Thesis on: Fisheries Economics (Property Rights), Environmental and Resource Economics
Oct 1992 First Diploma (Bachelor). University of Kassel. Bachelor Thesis on International environmental policy (World Bank), Resource Economics
Aug. 1988 Vocational Training Diploma – retail salesman (Fritzlar, Germany)
May 1985 High School Diploma – Gymnasium (Fritzlar, Germany)

Former academic positions

June 2002 – Apr. 2009 Assistant Professor, Senior Scientist – Department of Botany and Landscape Ecology – University of Greifswald, Germany

Main Tasks: Teaching, Research (Fisheries Economics, Nature Conservation Economics, Sustainability Theory), Coordination of several Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Research Projects, Project Development

Jan. 2001-June. 2002 Associate Researcher – German Federal Council of Advisors for the Environment, Berlin

Main Tasks: Preparation of papers for Council Reports, representing the Council in international Working Groups (Advisory Councils for Environment and Sustainable Development (EEAC)), advice to the German Federal Government.

Oct. 1999-Dec. 2000 Associate Researcher – Department of Botany and Landscape Ecology – University of Greifswald, Germany

Main Tasks: Teaching, Research (Fisheries Economics)

June 1996 – Aug 1999 Ph.D.-student University of Greifswald, Germany – Department of Botany and Landscape Ecology – University of Greifswald, Germany

Scholarship funded by the German Foundation for the Environment

Honors and Awards

Since Jan 2010 Advising Professor for the German Foundation for the Environment (DBU)
1996-1999 PhD.-Grant by the German Foundation for the Environment (DBU)

Academic activities: reviewing, third party funding, conference organization, service

 

Board Membership European Association of Fisheries Economists (member of the bureau)

Advisory Board of the EU-funded project ,BIOMOT – Motivational strength of ecosystem services and alternative ways to express the value of biodiversity’: http://www.biomotivation.eu/

Advisory Board of the EU-funded project ,POLICYMIX – Policy Mixes in Environmental and Conservacion Policies’: http://policymix.nina.no

 

Reviewer for scientific Journals: Ecological Economics

ICES – Journal of Marine Science

Journal of Bioeconomics

Fisheries Research

PLoS One

Journal of Sustainable Development

Gaia

Third party funding &

Grants (selection):

Project partner in the EU-funded project ‘SUCCESS – Strategic Use of Competitiveness towards Consolidating the Economic Sustainability of the european Seafood sector’ (2015-2018).

 

Scientific coordinator of the EU-funded project ,SOCIOEC – Analysis of the socio-economic effects of management measures of the new EU Fisheries Policy’ (2012-2015): http://www.socioec.eu/ (project volume: 3.8 mil Euro)

 

Project partner in the EU-funded project ,Vectors of Change in Oceans and Seas Marine Life, Impact on Economic Sectors (VECTORS)’ (2011-2015): http://www.marine-vectors.eu/
 

Co-leader for the economic part in the project ,An ecological-economic evaluation of management scenarios on the Baltic Sea ecosystem (BalticStern)’ (2009-2010) – http://www.stockholmresilience.org/21/research/research-programmes/balticstern.html

 

Subcontractor in the project ,Effiziente inter- und intragenerationelle Nutzung von Ökosystemdienstleistungen (EIGEN)- Efficient inter- and intragenerational utilisation of ecosystem services’ (2010-2013) – http://www.eree.uni-kiel.de/en/research/eigen-efficient-inter-and-intragenerationally-just-use-of-ecosystem-services?set_language=en

Project Coordinator: Chances of an eco-labeling of products from fisheries for the German fishing sector. Funded by the German Ministry for Nutrition, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (01.02.2006-31.12.2006).

 

Project Coordinator: Ways towards environmentally sound fisheries in selected areas of the southern Baltic Sea. Funded by the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (01.07.2002-30.06.2004).

 

Principal Investigator: EU-Concerted Action: Economic Assessment of European Fisheries. Funded by the European Union (German part: 01.03.2002-31.10.2004).

 

Organization of conferences & workshops EAFE-Conference 27.-29.June 2011, Hamburg, Germany

EAFE-Conference  15.-17. April 2013, Edinburgh, UK

 

Professional Membership:

Member of ISEE (International Society of Ecological Economics)

Member of ESEE (European Society of Ecological Economics)

Member of IIFET (International Institute for Fisheries Economics and Trade)

Member of EAFE (European Association of Fisheries Economists – board member)

Member of RMA (Resource Modeling Association)

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