Policy Design & Evaluation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Dr. Corinna Klessmann is a Managing Consultant for Policy Design and Evaluation with Ecofys Berlin. She specialises in renewable energy and energy efficiency policy analysis. She has carried out numerous consulting assignments on the design and evaluation of support instruments for renewable energy and energy efficiency, e.g. for the European Commission, the International Energy Agency, the German Ministry of Environment, the German Ministry of Economics, WWF International and others. Among others, she is leading a large consultancy assignment on the implementation of the flexible cooperation mechanisms of the Renewables Directive for the German Government. For the European Commission, she worked on the study “Financing Renewable Energy in the European Energy Market (Ecofys et al. 2011) and the EU project “RE-SHAPING”. After completing her Energy Engineering and Philology studies, Corinna worked as a lecturer for decentralised energy applications at the Technical University of Berlin and as a project assistant for a solar company in South Africa. Before she came to Ecofys, she worked for three years at the German Energy Agency (dena) where she built up the solar branch of the “Renewable Energy Export Initiative” and co-ordinated the EU project “PV Policy Group”. Within these projects, she carried out international market studies on renewable energy and consultancy assignments for governmental institution.