Christian holds a master degree in “Environment and Bio-Resources Management” from the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna, Austria. His specialisation in waste management reflects his interest in integrated technologies for environmental management. He graduated in 2016 with his master thesis about “The influence of the molar H/Corg ratio of biochar on the N2O-emissions during composting”. Christian spent two semesters abroad in Bulgaria and New Zealand and has three years of professional experience as a waste consultant at the Municipal Department of Vienna.
His PhD-project “ESR 14 – Synergies in sequential biochar systems” will be supervised by Dr. Ondřej Mašek from the University of Edinburgh in collaboration with Dr. Andrew Goddard from Freeland Horticulture Ltd.