Constanze Haug is a member of the management board at adelphi, where she coordinates carbon pricing and markets together with William Acworth. An internationally recognized expert, she has been advising national and international clients on market-based climate protection for many years. As head of the Secretariat of the International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP), Constanze moderated the exchange of experience on emissions trading between more than thirty governments and established ICAP as a key player in this area for six years. She is an experienced strategist, moderator and trainer, and is very familiar with the key debates and developments in national and international climate policy.
Constanze has been active in international climate policy for almost 15 years. Before joining adelphi, she worked as a researcher at the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) at VU University in Amsterdam. Constanze completed her doctorate there and published work on European climate policy, international climate negotiations, climate finance and REDD. She also brings experience from the international and national political environment: as a fellow of the renowned Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs, she worked at the World Bank, the UNFCCC Secretariat and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Constanze studied environmental law and politics at the University of Kent, UK (LLM), as well as international relations at the Technische Universität Dresden and the Institutes d’Études Politiques (IEP – “Sciences Po’”) in Paris and Aix-en-Provence (BA). She completed both degrees with honours.