Markus Buderath is an Analyst at adelphi. He works in the fields of Extractive Resources and Green Economy. Among his particular interests are the extractive industries in Latin America, as well as the implementation of human rights and environmental due diligence mechanisms along the value chains of global enterprises – topics that he had already worked on during his role as project assistant at adelphi.
Prior to joining adelphi, Markus gained professional experience in various projects and jobs. Among others, he worked at Freie Universität Berlin in matters pertaining to the promotion of the rule of law and at UNPO in Brussels, an advocacy group for (quasi-) states, indigenous peoples and nations without UN representation whom he supported in research and advocacy before EU and UN institutions.
Markus completed a Master of Arts in Conflict Studies and Human Rights at Utrecht University and wrote his master’s thesis on police reform in the context of a public-private partnership in northern Mexico. For his thesis, he conducted qualitative interviews with relevant local stakeholders from politics, business, research, and public security. Previously, he obtained a bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts & Sciences at Tilburg University, Netherlands. Markus is currently pursuing further studies at Freie Universität Berlin’s Institute for Latin American Studies.