Dr. Stefanie Siebert

Executive Director, European Compost Network

Stefanie Siebert is Executive Director of the European Compost Network ECN e.V. (since 2011) and responsible for the management of ECN and for developing and implementing the ECN strategy and policies. She coordinates the ECN’s representation and lobbying activities on European Level. She is representing ECN in several expert groups of the EU Commission, like the Expert Group on Fertilising Products and the Industry Emission Directive Forum. Stefanie is member of the Technical Committee on Soil Improver and Growing Media of the European Standardisation Body (CEN). As ECN’s Quality Manager she is responsible for managing the ECN-Quality Assurance Scheme and author of the ECNs Quality Assurance Handbook.

Stefanie is soil scientist and has a PhD degree in natural science. Since 2000 she is working in the biological waste management sector. She was technical officer of the German Humus and Substrate Industry (VHE), Quality manager and European policy adviser of the German Quality Assurance Organisation (BGK).