Michaela Matauschek

Michaela Matauschek

Ms. Matauschek is the event manager at Fresh-Thoughts. She is involved in developing the Fresh-Thoughts Events team with the aim to provide various foras where policy and scientific research can meet.

From November 2010 to September 2011, she played a leading role in setting up the MBA Centre Vienna, organising language courses for businesses-English as well as capacity building workshops on US and Austrian culture. She was further responsible for the organisation of cultural events for US-interns.

From January 2009 to November 2010, Michaela Matauschek served as the Office Manager at Ecologic Institute’s Vienna office and additionally supported the Ecologic Events Team. A native German speaker, she is fluent in English and has basic knowledge of French.

Before starting at Ecologic Institute, Michaela was employed in the hotel and banking sector.

From 2012 to 2015 she studied the MBA programme “Sports- and Eventsmanagement” at the Danube University in Krems, with the focus on “Green events” and use of “New Media Tools” at Events. Before that Michaela Matauschek studied Business Administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (Austria), where she focussed on marketing and market research. Michaela Matauschek has extended experience in the organization of courses, seminars, study visits and congresses.

associated projects

Assessment CAP 2020+
Assessment of Options to Use Financial Instruments through LIFE Climate Action Sub-Programme 2014-2020
Climate change and tourism in Germany
Climate Change policy update
Conference on water, climate change, and adaptation
DRYing rivER networks (DRYvER)
Expert Meeting on Ecosystem Valuation in the context of Natural Capital Accounting
Framework contract for services related to coordination between the different marine regions in implementing the ecosystem approach
Innovative tools and solutions for governing the water-energy-food-ecosystems NEXUS under global change (GoNEXUS)
International Ocean Governance Stakeholders Forum
Linking environmental planning tools with funding mechanisms
Marine Litter Conference 2012
Marine Strategy Framework Directive – Bulgaria
Mekong river Basin Development Plan (BDP) Programme – Study visit to the Danube River Basin
Oasis Innovation Hub for Catastrophe and Climate Extremes Risk Assessment
Public participation in the National Water Strategy
Resilience Strategies for Regions (REGILIENCE)
Screening tool for the climate proofing of River Basin Management Plans
SEMANTiCS conference – support
Support of the European Innovation Partnership on Water
Support the Commission in the implementation of international water cooperation
Support to Activities related to the EU Policy on Integrated Coastal Management and Maritime Spatial Planning
Support to ECOSTAT Nutrients Workshop
Support to the development of the EU strategy for Climate Change Adaptation
Support to the implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive
Sustainable Hydropower Use and Integration in China and EU
Sustainable Integrated Management FOR the NEXUS of water-land-food-energy-climate for a resource-efficient Europe (SIM4NEXUS)
Tourism monitoring in Antarctica
Water for the Green Deal
Water Strategy Germany
WFD and FD Framework Contract 2016+


Event Manager