STZ-FeLis is directed by Prof. Dr. Barbara Koch.  STZ-FeLis has a team of nine permanent staff available. Several have earned a doctoral degree and all own a university degree in fields such as geography, forest science, forest- and environmental science, geodesy, computer science and physics.  The team is supplemented by numerous independent contractors and well educated student assistants that participate as necessary in the projects.

The FeLis-Teams posses the following qualifications: