Ecologic team

Christian Bruhn

Christian Bruhn works as a Senior Web Developer for Ecologic Institute. He designs, builds and manages project-related websites with a focus on web accessibility, responsive web and interface design as well as database concepts and data visualization. Christian predominately uses the content management system (CMS) Drupal. He advises clients and project teams regarding website concepts, structural design and technical usefulness. Accordingly, he programmes customer as well as project-specific modules.

Prior to being employed at Ecologic Institute, Christian worked as a web developer for various internet agencies, where he focused on the development of social communities and online shop systems. As an employee at the University of Potsdam (Germany), he led tutorials on various topics related to internet technologies and media design and managed websites disseminating material for university courses.

Martin Hirschnitz-Garbers

Dr. Martin Hirschnitz-Garbers is a Senior Fellow at Ecologic Institute and Coordinator of Resource Efficiency. He works on analyzing policies concerned with the decoupling of resource use and economic growth, evaluating resource policy and on fostering sustainable resource management towards a Circular Economy.

He studied environmental sciences at Leuphana University of Lüneburg (Germany) and at the University of Queensland (Australia).

Beáta Vargová

Beáta Vargová works as a Visual Designer at Ecologic Institute. She focuses on editorial, user interface (UI) and corporate design as well as on motion graphics. She supports the Institute's scientific and policy-related environmental work by designing and creating graphic materials, such as websites, logotypes, prints, videos and graphs, for the communication and dissemination of information.

Beáta Vargová completed her university education from 2004 to 2011 at the Masaryk University in Brno. She finished her Master's studies in media communication and sociology with a specialization in digital media within the Faculty of Social Science. During her studies, she spent one semester at the Buskerud University College in Drammen (Norway), where she participated in courses on visual communication (focusing on editorial and strategic design).