Christiane Herweg (President)

Christiane Herweg

Christiane currently serves as the President of LPP. She is a veterinarian with a Ph.D. in microbiology.
Her special interests are smallholder livestock keeping and empowerment of women in rural societies.
Email: c.m.herweg (at)

Günther Czerkus (Vice President)

Günther Czerkus

Günther is Vice President of LPP and also Secretary of the German Professional Shepheard Association. He grazes his flock of sheep in the Eifel (Germany) mostly in nature conversation projects.
Email: czerkus (at)

Aisha Rollefson (Secretary)

Aisha Rollefson

Aisha is the secretary of LPP. She has an M.Sc. in Geography and has conducted field research among the Raika in India, helped our partner Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan establish a value chain for camel dung paper and acted as liaison with like-minded German NGOs working on sustainable livestock keeping.

Email: aisha (at)

Silke Brehm (Treasurer)

Silke Brehm

Silke Brehm has a degree in geo-ecology from the University of Bayreuth.
Silke Brehm manages LPP´s EU Liaison Office in Brussels.
Email: silke.brehm (at)