Johannes is a Senior Researcher in the Regenerative Infrastructure team at Demos Helsinki. He works on climate change adaptation with a focus on the governance of adaptation in an urban and regional context.
Currently, Johannes leads Demos’ part in the Regions4Climate project (EU Horizon) and supports other projects in questions related to climate change adaptation. He hopes to contribute to just, transformative, and inclusive adaptation action. In his previous work life, he coordinated and managed projects on climate change adaptation, and contributed to projects related circular economy, green transition, and natural hazards.
Being trained as an environmental engineer (University of Stuttgart) and with a D.Sc. in Land Use Planning and Urban Studies (Aalto University), he feels at home in academic research, interdisciplinary work, and hands-on activities.
Outside of work, Johannes rides and tinkers with bicycles, and enjoys engaging with Classical music.