Julia Kropeit is a Dual-Degree graduate of LSE and Hertie School of Governance (2013). Starting April 2014, she will work as Research Analyst for Public and General Management with McKinsey in Germany. Before, she completed the European Commission’s traineeship in the DG Research and Innovation. Throughout her studies, energy policy and the challenges associated with Germany’s “Energiewende” have fascinated her. As Research Associate to Prof. Wegrich, she analyzed energy-related governance innovations, including “Smart Grids” and CO2-markets.