is head of the Waldrappteam, which he founded in 2002. Since 2014 he is the General Project Manager of the LIFE+ project "Reason for Hope".
Johannes studied Biology at the Universities of Innsbruck and Vienna. In 2000 he obtained his doctorate from the University of Vienna. He then worked in several postdoc positions at the Konrad Lorenz Research Station Grünau, at the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research Altenberg near Vienna and at the University of Cambridge.
Johannes is Board Member of the International Advisory Group for the Northern Bald Ibis (IAGNBI), Member of the Northern Bald Ibis International Working Group (NBI-IWG) and Associate Member of the Department of Cognitive Biology at the University of Vienna.