Paulina Guerrero, M.Sc.

Last Unit: Environmental Analysis and Planning

Focus of activity

Paulina Guerrero has a double-degree Master's in Environmental Science from the University of Copenhagen and the University of Hohenheim in Germany and a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Modelling with a focus on hydrogeology from the University of Houston. With work experience ranging from the corporate to the institutional sector, she has gained insight into how different actors approach environmental issues. Her research interests include spatial modelling and ecosystem service assessments and models in order to better protect our valuable nature.

Curriculum vitae

Professional experience

  • 2015 - 2016: UNEP Headquarters- Nairobi: Environmental Policy and Implementation Intern
  • 2015: BASF Headquarters- Ludwigshafen: Corporate Sustainability Intern    
  • 2014 - 2015: University of Copenhagen: Teaching Assistant
  • 2012 - 2013: ICA Engineering: Design Engineer
  • 2011 - 2012: Mazatlan Aquarium: Development Coordinator


  • Since 2016: Ph.D.,  PLACES Lab, Ruhr-University Bochum, Leibniz Universität Hannover and guest at Humboldt Universität Berlin, Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Dagmar Haase and Prof. Dr. Christian Albert, Thesis title: Spatial Modelling of Nature-based Solutions and Ecosystem Services for Rivers
  • 2015: M.Sc., Environmental science with a focus on environmental management, University Hohenheim and Universität Kopenhagen, Double-degree-program
  • 2009: B.Sc., Environmental modelling with minor in earth science, University Houston, Houston, USA  

Fellowships and awards

  • 2021 - 2022: Co-Editor for Special Issue in Environmental Management
  • 2015: Strategic Bio-Economy Network (BECY) Scholarship
  • 2015: ERASMUS + University of Copenhagen fellowship


  • Ecosystem Service Partnership Member- Water Working Group Leader


  • PlanSmart