The HEEN Board consists of a number of highly motivated young professionals who dedicate some of their free time to the development of HEEN network workshops.

 

Ana Amazo
Ana Amazo is a consultant in the area of energy policies at Ecofys Germany. Her work focuses primarily on support schemes and auctions for renewables, as well as the communication Read More
Ana Amazo

Ana Amazo is a consultant in the area of energy policies at Ecofys Germany. Her work focuses primarily on support schemes and auctions for renewables, as well as the communication of the Energiewende. Before joining Ecofys, she worked as an external consultant with the GIZ drafting a “Guide for Policymakers” interested in implementing auctions for renewable energy. Ana did her B.A. in Government and International Relations in Colombia.

Andreas Schröder
As Senior Analyst at E.On/Uniper Global Commodities SE, Andreas Schröder is currently working on natural gas markets. Andreas builds on a long-standing experience in energy economics with a focus on Read More
Andreas Schröder

As Senior Analyst at E.On/Uniper Global Commodities SE, Andreas Schröder is currently working on natural gas markets. Andreas builds on a long-standing experience in energy economics with a focus on quantitative market analysis. Before joining E.On in September 2015, he worked 2 ½ years at Vattenfall Energy Trading GmbH in Sweden and Germany dealing with carbon markets and renewable energies as well as natural gas. Andreas defended his PhD Thesis on fundamental modelling of power markets in 2013 as part of the Graduate Center of DIW Berlin in collaboration with TU Berlin, supervised by Prof. von Hirschhausen and Prof. Kemfert. He previously obtained a Master’s degree in Economics from Vrije Univeristeit Amsterdam in 2008 where he wrote a Thesis on the EU Emission Trading System. During and after his studies he interned for half-a-year with the European Commission (DG Energy & Transport) and two months with the German Foreign Office on international climate policy topics.

Annkathrin Rabe
Annkathrin Rabe is a board member of the Hertie Energy and Environment Network since its foundation in 2013. In her professional life, she is working as a Market Analyst at Read More
Annkathrin Rabe

Annkathrin Rabe is a board member of the Hertie Energy and Environment Network since its foundation in 2013. In her professional life, she is working as a Market Analyst at innogy SE in Commercial Development within the Renewables division. In her role, she is responsible for market and competitor analyses of new and existing innogy markets. Before she has worked at Accenture GmbH as a Management Consultant within the utilities business. Regularly, she is working as Media Manager at the annual conferences of the World Economic Forum in Davos. She holds an MPP from Hertie School of Governance and a Bachelor or Arts in European Studies from Maastricht University. Annkathrin is an Alumna of the German national merit foundation.

Carol Inoue Dick
Carol currently works with markets and energy trading at Vattenfall. Her previous experience includes the Deutsche Energie-Agentur/Start Up Energy Transition, and the banking and energy/waste sectors in Brazil, with focus Read More
Carol Inoue Dick

Carol currently works with markets and energy trading at Vattenfall. Her previous experience includes the Deutsche Energie-Agentur/Start Up Energy Transition, and the banking and energy/waste sectors in Brazil, with focus on risk management, feasibility studies and investment decisions. She holds a Master in Finance and Business Economics and is working on her thesis for the MBA Energy Management at TU Berlin.

Christopher Norman
Chris graduated in the first inaugural class ofthe Masters of International Affairs at the Hertie School of Governance. As a student he was also policy analyst for policylead.eu, focusing on Read More
Christopher Norman

Chris graduated in the first inaugural class ofthe Masters of International Affairs at the Hertie School of Governance. As a student he was also policy analyst for policylead.eu, focusing on the energy sector. Prior to Hertie, Chris taught high school economics and US government in Memphis, Tennessee.

Constanze Adolf
Constanze has more than 10 years of energy and climate policy experience in Brussel and holds a PhD on informal decision making processes in the European Parliament. She set up Read More
Constanze Adolf

Constanze has more than 10 years of energy and climate policy experience in Brussel and holds a PhD on informal decision making processes in the European Parliament.

She set up the Brussels office of Green Budget Europe (GBE), a unique Europe-wide expert platform and provided tailored analysis and financial strategies to the EU institutions, Member States and a wide network of key stakeholders by promoting Environmental Fiscal Reform, i.e. working towards enhancing the energy transition by raising awareness that misaligned fiscal policy leads to false price signals which incentivise pollution, inefficient resource use and the erosion of natural capital.

Constanze is also the co-founder of a European think tank on sustainable development as well as a guest lecturer at several universities in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. She has published a wide range of scientific and policy papers on sustainable finance and environmental economics, smart budgeting, circular economy and good governance.

Corina Murafa
Corina Murafa is a graduate of the Hertie School of Governance (2011), an alumna of the Studienkolleg zu Berlin, and currently a freelance energy consultant, working with international organisations and Read More
Corina Murafa

Corina Murafa is a graduate of the Hertie School of Governance (2011), an alumna of the Studienkolleg zu Berlin, and currently a freelance energy consultant, working with international organisations and think tanks. In 2016 she worked as consultant on European affairs and corporate governance for the State Secretary on Energy and for the Finance Ministry. Between 2014 and 2016 she worked as a World Bank energy expert, permanently stationed in the Delivery Unit of Romania’s Prime Minister.

Between 2011 and 2014 she worked as a Regulatory and Public Affairs Expert for OMV Petrom, the largest integrated oil and gas company in South – Eastern Europe, having had previous stints with Deloitte and UNDP. In the past, Corina coordinated research projects on service delivery and the public policy cycle for the Romanian Academic Society. She is also civically engaged, as an associate fellow to the Aspen Institute Romania.

Dina Löper
Dina is working as a Manager in the Strategy Consulting Department of Creara Energy Experts in Madrid (pre-merger Eclareon Madrid). Previously to joining Creara, she worked as an Analyst at Read More
Dina Löper

Dina is working as a Manager in the Strategy Consulting Department of Creara Energy Experts in Madrid (pre-merger Eclareon Madrid). Previously to joining Creara, she worked as an Analyst at Idom Consulting, participating among others in projects in the renewable energy sector. Dina has gained over 8 years of consulting experience focussing mainly on the areas of renewable energies, energy efficiency, and smart grids. The projects in these areas have covered European, North and Latin American, and Asian markets. Dina holds a MSc and Diplôme Grand École of ESCP Europe, having studied in London, Madrid and Paris and completing internships with Akzo Nobel, Arthur D. Little, and GdF Suez. Previously to attending the Master Program, she studied at the Universiteit Maastricht and Universidad Carlos III (Madrid).

José A. Quintanilla
José is an MPP student from Mexico who is interested in renewable energies, especially solar. He has worked in the Department of Energy, Climate and Transportation at DIW Berlin; as Read More
José A. Quintanilla

José is an MPP student from Mexico who is interested in renewable energies, especially solar. He has worked in the Department of Energy, Climate and Transportation at DIW Berlin; as a political consultant for oil companies in Mexico; and as a legislative advisor for Mexican political parties when drafting energy laws.

Olga Bondarenko
Olga is an Energy Policy Intern at SMA Solar Technology AG, a German solar energy equipment supplier. Prior to this, she interned in Energy Policy at VNG – Verbundnetz Gas AG and Read More
Olga Bondarenko

Olga is an Energy Policy Intern at SMA Solar Technology AG, a German solar energy equipment supplier. Prior to this, she interned in Energy Policy at VNG – Verbundnetz Gas AG and was an HR Development intern at a German oil and natural gas producing company, organizing trainings for managers from Russia. She has also worked as a student assistant for a natural gas storage operator. Olga graduated in International Relations from Volgograd State University and is an alumna of Studienkolleg zu Berlin. Currently she is enrolled in the MA Global Political Economy program at University of Kassel.

Paul F. Langer
Paul F. Langer, is researcher and PhD candidate at the German University of Administrative Sciences in Speyer, Germany. He holds economics degrees from the University of Freiburg (BSc) and the Read More
Paul F. Langer

Paul F. Langer, is researcher and PhD candidate at the German University of Administrative Sciences in Speyer, Germany. He holds economics degrees from the University of Freiburg (BSc) and the University of St Andrews, UK (MSc). He had stints with Siemens, the German International Cooperation agency (GIZ) and the European Energy Exchange (EEX). Apart from his research, he manages his consulting and investment firm CONCIVIS in Germany and Uganda.

Paul Maidowski
Most recently, Paul did a one-year project as Business Development Manager Wind for Vattenfall, launching a solar PV startup in Berlin. Previously, he studied International Relations and Energy Policy in Read More
Paul Maidowski

Most recently, Paul did a one-year project as Business Development Manager Wind for Vattenfall, launching a solar PV startup in Berlin. Previously, he studied International Relations and Energy Policy in Dresden, Beijing, in Boston at Fletcher School, Tufts University, and St. Gallen. He worked on climate change and energy policy issues for a political foundation in Algeria, the UN Mission of Nauru, the EU Delegation to China, a crowdfunding startup forsolarPV communityprojects, and a Berlin-based management consulting firm.

Siliu Wang
Siliu Wang is an MPP student at the Hertie School of Governance. She has experience in Corporate Social Responsibility and Public Affairs at Siemens and Shell, as well as with Read More
Siliu Wang

Siliu Wang is an MPP student at the Hertie School of Governance. She has experience in Corporate Social Responsibility and Public Affairs at Siemens and Shell, as well as with the foreign trade administration service of the Chinese government. Currently she is looking for opportunities and inspirations to pursue her deep interests in offshore wind power business development from Hertie, Bocconi University, and beyond.

Snezhina Kovacheva
Snezhina works for the European Investment Bank (EIB), currently focusing on lending in Northern Europe and the Baltic states with focus on climate action. Previously at EIB she worked as Read More
Snezhina Kovacheva

Snezhina works for the European Investment Bank (EIB), currently focusing on lending in Northern Europe and the Baltic states with focus on climate action. Previously at EIB she worked as a fund and structuring officer on leveraging EU structural funds through financial instruments, particularly for energy efficiency (EE) in the Baltics, and in Advisory, focusing Europe-wide on advancing EE investments in buildings. Snezhina holds a dual MPP/MPA from the Hertie School of Governance and Columbia University, and two B.A.s in Economics and Business from the American University in Bulgaria. She has worked as senior consultant at PwC Luxembourg and interned at Bloomberg New Energy Finance and the European Central Bank.

Tarun Khanna
Tarun is a MPP Candidate (2017) at the Hertie School of Governance. He also holds a MA and BA in Economics from the University of Delhi. Prior to coming to Read More
Tarun Khanna

Tarun is a MPP Candidate (2017) at the Hertie School of Governance. He also holds a MA and BA in Economics from the University of Delhi. Prior to coming to Hertie, he worked as a management consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in India for 5 years. He supported clients in electricity market regulation and renewable energy development in India and Nepal. Over the last year he has worked as a Research Assistant at Potsdam Institute for Climate Change (PIK) and is currently working on his master thesis titled ‘De-risking Renewable Energy Investments using a Results Based Finance Approach’ with researchers at ETH-Zurich.

Ulrike Hinz
Ulrike Hinz studied International Management and Economics with a focus on sustainability in Berlin, Melbourne and Prague. She works as a project manager at ubitricity, a young company at the Read More
Ulrike Hinz

Ulrike Hinz studied International Management and Economics with a focus on sustainability in Berlin, Melbourne and Prague. She works as a project manager at ubitricity, a young company at the interface between electromobility and energy. Her goal is to contribute to a successful energy transition, for now by improving the requirements for switching to electric vehicles. Moreover, she is a founding board member of GreenBuzz Berlin e.V., a non-profit association dedicated to making Berlin a sustainable city through networking, education and research.