Co-Founder & Chief Sustainability Officer
At THE CLIMATE CHOICE, Lara is responsible for Operations, Sustainability as well as Communications and can answer any question about climate change.
Lara, after her B.A. in Art & Culture Organization, did her double Master in Innovation Management at TU Berlin & UT Twente, and received an additional Masterlabel in Sustainability. Lara’s master’s thesis was recognized by the Philippe de Woot Award for CSR. In recent years, Lara gained extensive experience in the Climate Tech industry as Co-Founder of MOWEA (modular wind turbines), Venture Developer of Weeve.network (IoT Data Platform) and Corporate Accelerator Manager DACH at Climate KIC.
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
At THE CLIMATE CHOICE, Yasha is responsible for business development, finance and sales.
He holds his Bachelor’s degree in Media Economics from Hochschule der Medien and a Master’s degree in Management from Leuphana University. Yasha previously founded the SaaS company resmio.com and built it into one of the leading restaurant software providers in Germany as CEO until 2017. Afterwards, he supported various tech start-ups in fundraising, management and sales issues.
Dr. Reyhood Farhan
Co-Founder & Chief Data Scientist
At THE CLIMATE CHOICE, Rey is responsible for Product Development and Data Science.
He holds a Master’s degree in Physics and a PhD in Bioinformatics. After working as a Data Scientist at PwC and SoundCloud, Rey most recently led the Data Science team at Silicon Valley product development firm Originate.com as a Director, working on data-intensive products for companies in the financial sector such as Blackrock, Pimpco, Prudential.
At THE CLIMATE CHOICE, Theresa is responsible for the Climatesummit.de as well as other Business Development projects.
Theresa recently completed her Master in Sustainability Science, Policy and Society at Maastricht University and brings both project management experience and practical experience in sustainability assessments to the team.
At THE CLIMATE CHOICE Timo is responsible for Software Development and IT Security.
After his diploma in computer science with focus on “security in networked systems”, Timo worked for the last 10 years as interim head of engineering and independent backend software engineer for several well-known startups and companies (e.g. Orderbird, resmio, momox, Tinnitracks, McDonalds, Bonprix) and supported them with Big Data infrastructure.
Product Management working student
At THE CLIMATE CHOICE, Malte supports the team as a working student in Product and Web Development.
He already gained practical experience during an internship in the field of thermodynamics and application at BMW, and is also currently completing a master’s degree in operational environmental informatics at HTW Berlin.
Content Marketing & Communications working student
At THE CLIMATE CHOICE, Hannah supports the team as a working student in the area of Content Marketing and Communication.
Hannah is currently studying Applied Media and Communication Sciences at the TU Ilmenau and was part of the marketing team for the first sustainable festival in Thuringia for three years.
Entrepreneur in Residence
As Entrepreneur in Residence at THE CLIMATE CHOICE, Jonas manages various areas in interim – especially Business Development and People & Talent.
Besides his studies in the Netherlands, South Korea and Portugal, he gained relevant experience at the management consultancy Accenture, the venture capital fund Capnamic and the e-mobility start-up UNU. In university courses and during his master thesis, he focused his attention on impact start-ups and sustainable investments.
At THE CLIMATE CHOICE, Inga supports the organization of the Climatesummit.de as an event management intern.
Previously, Inga was able to gain experience in event management by organizing a TEDx event and already successfully completed her bachelor’s degree in cultural studies at Leuphana University.
Content Marketing & Communications Intern
At THE CLIMATE CHOICE, Anna supports the organization of Climatesummit.de as an intern in the area of Content Marketing & Communication.
Previously, Anna was able to gain experience through various volunteer activities and is currently studying for a bachelor’s degree in journalism and communication sciences.