Jana Narita is a Project Manager at adelphi working on several energy-related topics. The focus of her work is to support the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) in its political energy dialogue with Japan and South Korea.
Jana Narita is experienced in the development of international dialogue formats to facilitate the knowledge transfer between governments, academia, and industry. She is an expert in the conception and implementation of delegation visits and bilateral energy policy events. In the context of the energy dialogue with Japan and South Korea, Jana is conducting a comparative analysis of energy policy tools in Japan, South Korea, and Germany. She further formulates short reports and background studies on various issues. Thematically, Jana focuses on the expansion and system integration of renewable energies, public acceptance and participation in the energy transition, and the role of of hydrogen in the energy system. She also focuses on climate protection and energy efficiency in the transport sector.
Before joining adelphi, Jana worked for the strategy and management consultancy konsekwent GmbH. She supported reorientation and change processes in energy supply companies in the context of the "law on the digitalization of the energy transition". She gained experience in project management and workshop design. Previously, she focused on research work and data analysis on the topics of international energy and climate policy and carbon pricing mechanisms at the Institute for the World Economy. At the Institute for Ecological Economic Research, Jana also contributed to the preparation of studies in projects on sustainable consumption. Moreover she dealt with the introduction of energy management systems at GUT Environmental Consultancy.
Jana holds a Master of Science in Environmental and Resource Economics from the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany. For her graduate thesis, she performed an empirical analysis on the impact of renewable energy on electricity prices in Germany. During her bachelor studies in Business Administration at Universität Bayreuth, Germany she spent a semester abroad in Daegu, South Korea. Prior to her studies, she spent two years living in Japan.