Bingen University of Applied Sciences
Dr. Michael Rademacher is a Professor for Biodiversity, Ecology and Limnology at the University of Applied Sciences in Bingen, Germany. He also works as an external advisor for HeidelbergCement. He has over 25 years of expertise in biodiversity management in mining sites, from mapping and monitoring to site rehabilitation and public–private partnerships. He managed rehabilitation projects in Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. Michael is the founder and member of the International Jury of the HeidelbergCement Quarry Life Award contest. Michael holds a PhD in Ecology and is a specialist in plants, birds, grasshoppers, dragonflies, amphibians, butterflies and bats. He has published, edited and authored several books about biodiversity in mining sites.