Katrin is a Young Professional who previously worked as a Short Term Consultant for WRI under secondment arrangement with German International Cooperation (GIZ). Katrin supported two practice areas in EMBARQ - Research & Practice and Transport & Climate. She specialized on two-wheelers and e-mobility as well as on benefits of climate action in the transport sector.
Katrin also worked for GIZ in the international development cooperation, based in Bangkok, Thailand, advising decision makers on actions for air quality management by increasing the share of low-carbon transport in cities. She has also done applied research on success factors of sustainable solutions for urban challenges with the Fraunhofer Society in Stuttgart, Germany.
Katrin holds a B.Sc. in Geography from Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen, Germany, and a M.Sc. in Urban and Regional Research from University Bayreuth in Bayreuth, Germany.
In summer time, Katrin likes to escape the city for some outdoor activities on the weekends, like kayaking, bicycling or camping, and in winter time, she enjoys cooking sessions with friends and spending time on her acrylic paintings.
This week in Lima, Peru, national-level decision makers, mayors, business leaders, international finance institutions, and civil society actors come together for the COP20 climate negotiations, and the world is expecting progress towards an international climate agreement expected to be reached ...