Dr. Gregor Hagedorn studied biology in Tübingen and at Duke University in Durham, NC. From 1992 to 2013 he worked at the Julius Kühn Institute, Federal Research Institute for Cultivated Plants, receiving an interdisciplinary doctorate in biology and computer science in 2007 at the University of Bayreuth.
Since 2013, he works at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin. His research interests are research data infrastructures for the protection of biodiversity as well as fundamental questions of how the sustainability crisis can be overcome in all sectors (biodiversity, climate, soil, society).
He initiated the Scientists for Future initiative in February 2019.