Insa Thiele-Eich was born in Heidelberg, on April 21, 1983. She is a meteorologist and scientific coordinator at the Meteorological Institute of the University of Bonn. This institute conducts basic research for improved weather and climate predictions. The focus of her work is the investigation of meteorological exchange processes, such as water or energy exchanges between soil, vegetation and atmosphere. In her doctoral thesis she analyzed the effects of climate change on bangladesh. She is mother of two children and loves to run, climb and to photograph in her spare time.