We love the forest - The Wohllebens Waldakademie team consists of experienced foresters, geographers and nature educators.
Tobias Wohlleben develops new ideas and solutions here at the Waldakademie and manages the company.
Forester, founder and author
Peter Wohlleben is a forester by passion. His world bestsellers reach an audience of millions. With the forest academy he has fulfilled a lifelong dream.
Pia Brenner is the good soul in our office. She will be happy to advise you on the phone so that you can plan your visit to our academy.
Maura Beusch is an ecological agricultural scientist and nature educator. She develops new projects for children at the Waldakademie. Maura Beusch trains forest guides so that nature can be experienced everywhere in Germany with joy.
Josef Eichler is an enthusiastic forestry expert. He manages the forests we look after according to our consistently ecological standards. He will be happy to guide you through our district.
M.A. Ethics, Economics, Psychology
Johanna Bruske is responsible for project and event management. She is the first point of contact for enquiries from private and corporate clients regarding individual events and company outings. She is also responsible for our social media channels and personnel management.
Lidwina Eichler is also a passionate forester. As a long-time colleague of Peter Wohlleben, she founded the Forest Academy together with him. She manages the forests that we look after and guides you through nature at our events.
Carina Wohlleben is a geographer and her passion is the woods. So it is no wonder that she works alongside her father. In the Forest Academy she is in charge of events and the scientific investigation of the forests we look after.
Advice funeral forest
Miriam Wohlleben, a pioneer of German funeral forests, guarantees you the best possible service.
M. Sc. Nature conservation and landscape ecology
Patrick Esser is a nature conservation and landscape ecologist. You can meet him at our exciting events or while researching in the forest we look after.
Sabine Schmidt makes sure that you always feel comfortable in our premises.
Dr. Dorothee Killmann
Dr. Dorothee Killmann is a passionate biologist. She does research with us in the forests of the community of Wershofen. In her courses she gives exciting insights into the mysterious world of lichens and mosses here in the Eifel.
Elli Radinger is the wolf expert in Germany. She has already taken part in wolf research in Yellowstone National Park and has written many bestsellers about it.
Otmar Diez is a passionate mushroom expert. In our mushroom courses he will show you which mushrooms you can eat without hesitation and which you should keep your hands off.
Dirk Zöll is not only European champion, but he also shows you how to move wood harvested in a soil- and climate-friendly way out of the forest during exciting daytime experiences.
Carsten Spachmann is an absolute expert on all aspects of Shinrin-Yoku.
State-certified specialist agriculturalist Tree care and tree restoration
Christian is the number one contact person when it comes to tree care. In his courses he explains how to give "first aid", which tree care measures are available and how to implement them correctly.