Andreas Schneller is Project Manager at adelphi, working on the topics of energy policy and energy management. His work on various projects for federal ministries and the European Commission includes the evaluation of policy measures, the development of strategies to decrease energy consumption, the promotion of new technologies for a renewable heating supply and research on strategies to mitigate energy poverty.
Andreas Schneller has several years of experience in the design and implementation of research and consulting projects for federal ministries, subordinate authorities and the European Commission. He uses his political and economical expertise for the analysis of policy fields and instruments. With the preperation of reports, studies and policy paper he informs decision-makers in politics and administration. In addition, he carries out qualitative and quantitative data analysis and organises events for the professional exchange of stakeholders.
Andreas had five years of practical experience in both the financial industry and in non-governmental organisations prior to his work at adelphi. While working as a banking professional in the german saving banks finance group, he attained a qualification as a banking specialist (Bankfachwirt) and gained comprehensive business knowledge and implementation know-how in renewable energy financing and green finance. In his position at Germanwatch he worked in the German and EU Energy Policy department, monitoring environmental policy legislative processes and policy analyses in the energy sector. From 2013 to 2015, he was a fellow in the working group 'Sustainability in Natural Resource Use: An Ecosystem Services and Policy Making Perspective' at the German Academic Scholarship Foundation. He was able to develop a deeper understanding of processes of political and economic transformation in post-socialist states through multiple academic stays abroad in eastern European countries. Most recently he had a visit at the Ilia State University in Georgia as part of the DAAD’s Go-East scholarship programme.
Andreas holds a master’s degree in Environmental Policy and Regulation (MSc) from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), with specialisation in environmental economics and environmental policy and a master´s degree from Humboldt University Berlin in Social Science Research (MA). His master’s dissertation, a comparative policy analysis of energy poverty in Germany and Great Britain was awarded with a research grant from the EAGA Charitable Trust, a British foundation. Prior to that, he studied political science with a focus on economics at the Universität Erfurt, the Vilnius University, and the Charles University in Prague. He was funded by a full-scholarship from the Hans Böckler Foundation during his studies.