The finance team

Stefan Thyen

Contracts and Grants Manager

Languages spoken:
German and English
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Stefan joined the Trust in January 2013. He is the primary contact for contractual issues and he is responsible for administration of scientific and corporate contracts and proposals across the organization.

He advises project staff and the Executive Director on specific issues during project initiation and implementation. Stefan has a professional background in biology with a focus on ecology. He obtained BSc, MSc and PhD from the University of Oldenburg, Germany. Prior to joining the Trust he worked as a Project Development Specialist with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Nigeria. Previously he was a Research Associate with the Institute for Avian Research, Wilhelmshaven, Germany.