Olga is currently working at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) supporting the organization of an international conference. Earlier this year she was a fellow of the International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) of the German Bundestag and worked several months with the office of a Member of the German Bundestag Frank Schwabe, the rapporteur of the Social-Democratic-Party Parliamentary Group on climate policy. Previously, Olga was an energy policy intern at SMA Solar Technology AG , a solar energy equipment supplier, and at VNG – Verbundnetz Gas AG, a natural gas wholesaler and importer. She also interned at a German oil and natural gas producing company, organizing trainings for managers from Russia, and worked as a student assistant for a natural gas storage operator. Her academic background is in the field of international relations and global political economy. Olga is an alumna of Studienkolleg zu Berlin, a joint program of the German National Merit Foundation and the Hertie Foundation.