Lisa Sandtner (on parental leave)
Head of Programme - Climate, Trade and Agricultural Policy, Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union
Lisa Sandtner

Lisa Sandtner (née Röhl) has been Head of Programme - Climate, Trade and Agricultural Policy at the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union office in Brussels since November 2022. As such, she is responsible for the work related to the coherence of EU policies for sustainable development, especially with respect to their impact on developing countries.

Previously, she worked as Advisor to the Director in the same office and assisted with the planning, coordination and evaluation of the Foundation’s programmes in Brussels as well as the communication with the European institutions.

Lisa studied Multilingual Communication (B.A.) as well as European Culture and Economy (M.A.) at the Universities of Cologne, Aix-en-Provence and Bochum. During her studies, she gained experience in the field of energy and climate at the World Future Council in Hamburg and through a traineeship within the European Energy Transition as well as International Climate, Trade and Agricultural Policy Programmes of the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union office.

Lisa is fluent in German, English and French and speaks intermediate Danish and Spanish.


Lisa Sandtner is on parental leave. For all questions regarding her programme, please contact Melanie Bernhofer.