Jana Gebauer studied Business Administration at Humboldt Universität Berlin and worked as a research assistant at the Department of Environmental Management at Freie Universität Berlin. From 2005 until 2015, she was associated with the Berlin Institute for Ecological Economy Research, a non-profit association devoted to the advancement of applied sustainability research. As a Senior Researcher, Ms. Gebauer carried thematic and project responsibilities in the areas of corporate social responsibility, sustainability reporting, sustainable and social entrepreneurship, post-growth and alternative economy. At the present time, she works as a freelance researcher and consultant in Berlin. At the interface of topics such as post-growth economy, alternative economy, and sustainable business models, she analyzes strategies and contributions of entrepreneurial actors to processes of social and ecological transformation.