Nina Masson

ist offen für Projekte. 🔎

Gesellschafterin, Founder, charly

Leipzig, Germany


3D Druck
Additive Fertigung
natürliche Kältemittel
fluorierte Treibhausgase
Forschung und Entwicklung
Business Consulting
Business Development
Policy Consulting
Technology Consulting
Project Management
Energy efficiency
Resource management
natural refrigerants
greenhouse gases
3D Printing
Additive Manufacturing
Research and Development
Market Research
Business Intelligence
Feasibility Studies
Campaign Management


Professional experience for Nina Masson

  • Current 5 months, since Jan 2024



    charly provides the most cost-effective way to use carbon-negative materials in products and packaging from biochar for the circular economy. We offer support for business leaders in three areas: material, product, footprint.

  • Current 6 years and 9 months, since Sep 2017

    International Expert

    HEAT International GmbH

    HEAT is an independent consulting firm for energy conservation & climate protection worldwide. It supports ministries, environmental agencies, development banks, EU and UN bodies in advancing new policy frameworks, technology transfer, capacity building, emissions modeling, and training. For HEAT, I am active as expert on climate-friendly heating & cooling, sustainability strategies for organic food retail stores, on developing national energy efficiency strategies and roadmaps, and on e-waste.

  • Current 7 years and 1 month, since May 2017


    re-generate GmbH

    re-generate supports you to evaluate and optimise the potential of Clean Cooling, Clean Materials, Clean Production & Clean Logistics for your business. WHY IT MATTERS? In its 2020 review, Project Drawdown lists the 100 most important climate solutions. Together, sustainable Refrigerant use, efficient Heat Pumps, effective Recycling, a switch to Bioplastics, the reuse of Waste, and the active carbon removal via Biochar can reduce 116 CO2eq gigatons until 2050, or 12% of global greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Current 15 years and 3 months, since Mar 2009

    Owner / Consultant

    Nina Masson Consulting

    Contract work as independent expert for EU and United Nations bodies, development agencies & research institutes in the fields of international climate policy, ozone-depleting substances, energy efficiency, heating, refrigeration, air-conditioning, renewable energies, resource efficiency, standardisation, technology transfer, stakeholder engagement, communications. Work as lead author on UN studies and scientific assessments.

  • 4 years and 6 months, Jul 2019 - Dec 2023

    Co-founder | Business & Strategy

    Cyclic Design

    Cyclic Design provides strategic design services and consulting on sustainability for product design, with a special focus on packaging. Taking environmental issues as a starting point, we consider a product’s entire lifecycle to optimize efficiency and reduce waste. Our own product Nepenthes is a reusable, cap-less bottle for personal care products, as an alternative to disposable plastic packaging. The product is made from bio-based plastics and recyclable.

  • 2 years and 10 months, Sep 2016 - Jun 2019


    ATMOsphere (former: shecco)

    General business strategy advice. Previously, global lead for projects on natural-refrigerants technology: LIFE FRONT (2017-2020): draft of project application, support for project management team // SuperSmart (2016-2019): draft of project application; member of the General Assembly; work package lead on dissemination; lead author on a technical study on water management for the definition of criteria for an EU Ecolabel for Food Retail Stores (

  • 6 months, Apr 2016 - Sep 2016

    Chief Market Development Officer & Co-Owner

    shecco (group)

    Strategic and operational market development for European HQ, American branch, Asian branch

  • 1 year and 11 months, May 2014 - Mar 2016

    Deputy Managing Director & Co-owner

    shecco (Europe)

    Strategic & operational management European HQ; liaison with US-American & Asian branch. Head of Market Development department, incl. UN / US / EU projects, market development and special projects, market research & consultancy, public affairs. Lead author of market and policy reports, referenced by the European Commission, UN and leading industry sources. Chief Editor for Accelerate Europe magazine, contributing writer for other Accelerate magazines (

  • 5 years and 2 months, Apr 2009 - May 2014

    Head of Market Research & International Projects


    Head of two business areas: market research & consultancy; special international projects. Lead of “shecco publications”: lead author, project management for publications on low-GWP HVAC&R technology ( ). Lead of “ATMOsphere” global conference series - financial management, conceptual work, strategic and operational management; 2009-2010 ( Editor for 6 industry platforms for environmental technologies, incl.:,

  • 1 year and 11 months, May 2007 - Mar 2009

    Editor / Marketing Manager

    shecco Sprl /

  • 8 months, Oct 2006 - May 2007

    Marketing Communications

    Norsk Hydro A/S

    Content generation for & maintenance of online industry and campaigning platforms; E-journalism: news articles & feature stories; advertising, policy & technology section; Political monitoring (worldwide): environment, technology, energy, transport, industry; Public affairs: building of political landscapes; briefing for the automotive industry; Customer relations: written & oral communication, first point of contact

  • 6 months, Mar 2006 - Aug 2006


    European Commission - DG Education & Culture, Sport Unit

  • 1 year and 1 month, Mar 2005 - Mar 2006

    Junior Manager


Educational background for Nina Masson

  • 4 years and 11 months, Feb 2009 - Dec 2013

    Environmental Management

    SOAS, University of London

    Ecological Science & Management; Environmental Auditing; Climate Change & International Development; Environmental Impact Assessment; Environmental Law; Environmental Economics & Politics; Corporate Social Responsibility; Research Methods / Statistics

  • 4 years and 5 months, Oct 2000 - Feb 2005

    International Studies of Tourism Management

    Hochschule Bremen / Universidad de Salamanca


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • Spanish


  • Russian


  • French


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