Karolin Blattmann
Dipl. Business and Engineering (eq. MSc), BSc Psychology
Senior Project Manager

Karolin Blattmann is a Senior Project Manager at adelphi. She is specialising in renewable energies, energy efficiency and energy efficiency financing. Karolin is experienced in the conception and supervision of consultancy projects for various global clients. These include ministries, organisations working in development cooperation, development banks, and international organisations. She possesses extensive expertise in evaluating markets and technologies, developing trainings, supporting the private sector, and energy policy. She has gathered work experience in different regions, mostly in South Asia and North Africa.

At adelphi, she has lead projects in renewable energy and energy efficiency finance and developed various trainings for financial institutions. Moreover, she co-developed a toolbox on energy and socio-economic effects, and analysed value chains for solar components. In this capacity, she has worked for financial and development organisations (KfW, AfDB, GIZ, UNFCC) as well as German ministries (BMAS, BMU, BMWi, BMBF). She is Capacity WORKS certified.

Before joining adelphi, Karolin took part in the creation and founding of a start-up cleantech strategy advisory. As a business consultant, she supervised international projects in the fields of strategy development, due diligence and production site evaluation. Furthermore, she was responsible for conducting regular analyses of the renewable energy sector, technology and market. She also assessed policies to promote renewable energies worldwide. During her time at Invest in Germany, she advised foreign investors on setting up manufacturing sites in Germany. Karolin also supported the development of industrial clusters in the solar PV and bioenergy sectors.

Karolin studied at the University of Halle-Wittenberg (Germany), the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce in Grenoble (France), and the Technical University of Dresden (Germany). She holds a Master’s degree in business and engineering, with a major in mechanical engineering, energy technologies and energy economics.

Selected Projects

Selected publications

  • Analyse de la chaîne de valeur des technologies relatives à l’énergie solaire en Tunisie

    Borbonus, Sylvia; Thomas Fink, Bernhard Brand, Selly Wane, Peter Viebahn, Kerstin Fritzsche, Karolin Blattmann, Sami Zaoui, Jalel Hannachi, Aymen Jafaar, Nada Amri 2013: Analyse de la chaîne de valeur des technologies relatives à l’énergie solaire en Tunisie. Eschborn: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.