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Work experience

2024 – present

Monitoring Expert for SWiss Energy research for the Energy Transition (SWEET), Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE. Freelance.

2024 – present

Ambassador of the Just Transition Platform Working Group on stakeholder engagement. European Commission. Freelance.

2023 – present

AEOLUS Project - Research Support Contractor, Palacký University Olomouc. Freelance. 

2022 – present

Senior Expert for Energy Policies and Transition Aspects, Institute for European Energy and Climate Policy (IEECP), Amsterdam, The Netherlands (remote from Berlin)

2022 – 2023 

Evaluation Expert for SWiss Energy research for the Energy Transition (SWEET), Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE. Freelance.

2019 – 2022

Research Associate, group Energy Transitions and Public Policy, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), Potsdam, Germany


Visiting Researcher, TEESlab, University of Pireaus, Greece


Visiting Fellow Cleantech/Greentech, Israel Public Policy Institute, Israel

2017 –2019

Associated Researcher, Integrated Geography, University of Hamburg, Germany

2017 – 2019

Manager Sustainable and Low Carbon Business, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Germany

2012 – 2016

PhD Student, Geography department and Cluster of Excellence "Integrated Climate System Analysis and Prediction" (CliSAP), Univeristy of Hamburg

2012 –2016

PhD Student, research project: Regional Climate Change (REKLIM), department Human Dimensions of Coastal Areas, Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon (previously Geesthacht)


Visiting PhD Student, Centre for Research in Social Simulation (CRESS), University of Surrey, UK

2010 – 2012

Student Assistant, Ökopol - Institute for Environmental Strategies, Hamburg, Germany


12/2012 – 06/2016

Dr.rer.nat./PhD Geography

Cluster of Excellence 'Climate System Analysis and Prediction' and Institute of Geography, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany,


04/2014 – 09/2014

Visiting PhD Student

Centre for Research in Social Simulation (CRESS), University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom, DAAD scholarship


10/2010 – 02/2013

MSc Integrated Climate System Sciences

University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Including courses: environmental and resource economics, CSR, behavioural economics, climate- and energy policy


10/2007 – 09/2010

BSc Environmental Sciences                       

Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany

Including courses: environmental planning and law, environmental policy, adaptation to climate change, sustainability


01/2010 – 07/2010

Study Abroad                                         

Kingston University London, London, United Kingdom, Erasmus programme scholarship


09/2004 – 06/2007

A-levels: Economics and business economics

Berufliches Schulzentrum für Wirtschaft II, Chemnitz, Germany,


2020 – present

Member & Mentor, GWNET: Global Women's Network for the Energy Transition


2020 – present

Lecturer, Non-profit NGO Lecturers without Borders


2012 – present

Alumni Community Member, Climate-KIC

2020 – present

#TalkingClimate Trainer, Climate Outreach & Climate-KIC



Deputy Lead of the V4SDG Lab project "No 1 left behind", V4SDG - Visegrad for Sustainability


2006 – 2019

Voluntary Associate, Greenpeace



Volunteer ONCA - Organization for the Natives and Conservation of the Amazon


2012 – 2013

Ecosummit Ambassador, Ecosummit

Advisory boards and programmes

2022 – present

Advisor of the Energy Gateway at F1000Research

2021 – present

Advisor of the F1000 Collection ‘Energy Systems Modelling’



Member of the practice advisory board for the junior research group "The role of energy sufficiency in energy transition and society"



Policy Associate in the Policy Fellowship Programme of the EU Energy-SHIFTS project


German              Native

English                 Excellent (C2)

Spanish               Basic (B1)

French                 Basic (A2)

Romanian           Basic (A2)

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