Kathrin Kirsch is a Research Analyst at adelphi, specializing in topics related to corporate responsibility, sustainability entrepreneurship, and green finance. Here she works with climate-smart inclusive green business models in developing countries and emerging economies.
Prior to joining adelphi, Kathrin gained practical experience at the United Nations Global Compact in New York, where she was working on how companies can help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals through employing innovative business models and disruptive technologies. She improved her proficiency in quantitative analysis while working at the strategy consultancy Simon Kucher & Partners and the auditing company PwC. Furthermore, she worked for an NGO in Colombia on a project related to climate action and education.
Kathrin received a Master of Science in Management from the University of Mannheim. She focused on corporate social responsibility (CSR), as well as strategic management, innovation, and international relations. She wrote her master thesis about the implications of connecting CSR and corporate values for CSR strategy implementation. She completed her Bachelor in Business Administration at the University of Mannheim as well. During her studies, she spent one semester at ESSEC Business School in France and one semester at HEC Montréal in Canada, supported by a PROMOS scholarship funded by the DAAD.