Dr.-Ing. Kerstin Bark

Dr.- Ing. Kerstin Bark (Master in Biochemistry)
Independent Consultant and Moderator
Environment and Water in Development Cooperation


Technical experiences

  • Integrated and transboundary water resources management, climate change adaptation
  • Environmental protection and resource efficiency, circular economy, municipal solid waste management, climate change mitigation
  • Environmental and chemical management for companies

Instruments in the field of development cooperation

  • Appraisal/ planning and technical support/ management of complex programs
  • Evaluation of projects and programs
  • Moderation, training and capacity development


  • High socio- and intercultural competence (active since over 20 years in over 40 countries)
  • Experienced moderator (over 200 workshops: planning, teambuilding and training)
  • Licensed trainer for Profitable Environmental Management (PREMA®) and Chemical Management
  • Trained in capacity WORKS, the management instrument of the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) - September 2009
  • Experience with the new procedure (GVR-Gemeinsamen Verfahrensreform) of the Ministry for Economic Development and Cooperation (BMZ): Participation in the first GIZ training (June 2017) and application in the appraisal of a program in the Mekong river basin

Working Languages German, English and French

International Experiences

  • Europe: Bosnia, Bulgaria, Germany, Luxemburg, Macedonia, Netherlands, Poland, Rumania, Serbia
  • Africa: Algeria, Benin, Chad, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Guinea, Comores, Morocco, Mali, Mauretania, Niger, South Africa, Tunisia
  • Middle East: Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Palestinian Territories, Yemen
  • Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Lao, Mongolia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam