About Our TeamCollaboration, and individual expertise.
We are a good, dedicated team of mixed background – overall 15 persons, and growing. Below some of our key persons.
Founder, CEOAndreas Ciroth finished his PhD (error calculation in LCA) in 2001 at the TU Berlin and is working since then as sustainability consultant in research, industry, and policy contexts. Andreas is leading the openLCA project to create a free, open source sustainability assessment software. He holds a lecturer position at the Technical University Darmstadt in Germany, and is author and co-author of several publications about life cycle sustainability methods and application, software, and databases.
Claudia Di Noi
Sustainability ConsultantClaudia has a dual master degree in Building Engineering and Architecture from the University of Trento (Italy). She developed her Master thesis at TU Vienna about a LCA-based design for a senior citizens’ residence. At GreenDelta she works on LCA case studies and Life Cycle Costing and conducts research and studies on social LCA. She gives beginner and advanced trainings on openLCA and on the PSILCA database for social LCA. Given her background in building engineering, she also works on expanding the connection between LCA, EPDs and BIM.
Salwa Syed Burhan
LCA and Data AnalystSalwa holds a master’s degree in project management for environmental and energy engineering from IMT-Altantique, Nantes, France. She is involved in life cycle assessment (LCA) case studies, life cycle costing, risk assessment and LCA database management. Together with the software development team, she works to make data available in “traditional” and innovative ways for GreenDelta’s LCA software package openLCA.
Sustainability ConsultantFrancesca finished her PhD in Information Technology and her MSc degree in environmental engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Her research dealt with the sustainability assessment of food production systems with a focus on the environmental sphere (i.e., LCA and ecosystem services assessment) and on agricultural phase. Besides her experience in academic research and teaching, she worked as a researcher in food sustainability. At GreenDelta, Francesca conducts LCA studies and explores the integration of LCA with other assessment methods such as the environmental impact assessment.
Cristina Vilabrille Paz
Cristina holds a master degree in environmental science and technology from TU Berlin. For her master thesis she carried out an environmental and social life cycle assessment of a menstrual cup. She has worked as a chemical engineer and has participated in international cooperation projects for sustainable development. At GreenDelta, she is involved in LCA studies and in the development of social assessment methodologies.
Lead Office Organisation
Feray Tatar-Kazanci has a diploma degree in business administration from the FernUni Hagen with the major topics HR and Controlling. She has work experinces as a foreign language correspondent in international labour law offices as well as in the HR departments of international enterprises. Feray is responsible for accounting and controlling and takes care of Nexus orders.
Lead Software DeveloperMichael Srocka works with GreenDelta since more than 10 years; environmental engineer by education (TU Berlin, 2004) he also holds a degree in practical informatics from Fernuni Hagen. Michael leads the IT development in GreenDelta. He is a highly skilled senior programmer, with a special dedication to Java and databases, and has written most of the parts of the openLCA software.
Software DeveloperSebastian is a trained IT specialist in the area of application development. Before starting his apprenticeship he already worked for GreenDelta as freelance software developer. Since 2013 he is again part of the team. Sebastian is responsible for software development, design and implementation of Java client applications and JEE web-based tools.
Tim is involved in case studies and manages projects that include the implementation of LCA at different stages of product development, with a focus on wood products and Environmental Product Declarations, EPDs. Before joining GreenDelta, he gained work experience as an engineer for a large ceramic manufacturer and has lived and worked in many different countries.