Dr. Susanne Lottermoser is Deputy Director-General for “Building Policy and Urban Development” at the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB). Prior to her current appointment, she has held several positions in the Ministry. From 2005 to 2014 she headed the Directorate “Strategic and Economic Aspects of Environmental Policy”. She has also worked in the field of “International Cooperation, Environment and Development, International Legal Issues” and as Head of the Minister’s Office. Dr. Lottermoser has a law degree and doctorate at Würzburg University.