After completing her B.Sc. in environmental science at the University of Bielefeld and Istanbul Üniversitesi in 2016, Geraldine Thomas started a bicycling journey on which she came to know Vienna for the first time. A year later she moved to Austria and begun her masters in material and energetic exploitation of renewable raw materials at the University of Natural Resources and Life Science. Diving deeper into the fields of biorefinery, circular economy and nature-based solutions brought her to alchemia-nova. Growing up in Sweden and Germany, Geraldine is fluent in Swedish, German, and English.