Structure and team

Find out how the SAN works and who we actually are


In regards of administrative purposes, the SAN is headed by the Board, which is responsible for the sustainable functioning of the network.
The Alumni Network Coordinator's task is to organise the SAN's members and joint activities.
Last but not least, the International Council advises the Board in financial issues that concern the support of IFSA.


Jonas Geschke


Active in IFSA from 2011 to 2017.
Local Committee: Freiburg.
Positions held: Executive Secretary 2015-2016,
Head of Fundraising 2016-2017, Consulting Member 2017-2020.

Now: After graduating in Environmental Sciences with a focus on wildlife ecology and biodiversity, Jonas now works at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin – Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science, doing science communication in the biodiversity science-policy interface and environmental policy research.

Alexander Pinkwart


Active in IFSA from 2015 to 2018.
Local Committee: Freiburg.
Positions held: Executive Secretary 2016-2017,
Liaison Officer EFI 2017-2018.


Gregor Lanz

Chief Financial Officer

Active in IFSA from 2013 to 2017.
Local Committee: Rottenburg.
Position held: Regional Representative Southern Europe 2013-2014 and 2014-2015.


Simone Herpich

Chief Secretary

Active in IFSA from 2010 to 2014.
Local Committee: Freiburg.
Position held: Executive Secretary 2011-2012,
Consulting Member 2012-2017.


Franziska Wenger

Cash audit

Active in IFSA from 2014 to 2016.
Local Committee: Freiburg.