Gunnar Will
MA Political Science, Journalism
Senior Project Manager

Gunnar Will is a senior project manager for adelphi’s energy and energy efficiency campaigns. For the political scientist, climate protection is a shared task for which business, politics and society must work together. In his projects, he particularly supports clients from the political arena in shaping participatory processes and moderates the exchange between various actors.

Gunnar Will has several years of work experience in the energy and environment sector, as well as in international trade. His prior work experience has included managing and overseeing national and international projects for ministries and private clients in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energies. He is well versed in developing communication strategies for energy efficiency campaigns as well as stakeholder involvement in Germany and is an experienced moderator of workshops, specialist events and network engagements. In addition to a wide network of contacts in business, politics and other associations, he possesses a comprehensive set of expertise in the field of energy efficiency and consulting, with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises.

On behalf of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi), he also works on the National Top Runner Initiative (NTRI), focusing particularly on energy efficiency, foreign energy policy, participatory processes and stakeholder engagement for environmental sustainability.

Before joining adelphi, Gunnar worked for the GFA Consulting Group within the BMWi. As Deputy Head of the Energy Efficiency Export Initiative, he was responsible for supporting German companies in developing foreign markets in East and Southeast Asia. He previously worked in the energy efficiency division of the German Energy Agency (dena) and for the consulting firm IFOK GmbH, where he facilitated stakeholder dialogues in the energy sector.

During his master's degree in Political Science and Journalism at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Gunnar focused on political communications and the performance of democratic systems. His studies were funded by a scholarship from the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.

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