Kathrin Kohl works as a project manager in the area of sustainable consumption. As part of various research and consulting projects, she works on the development of a monitoring system for SDG12 in support of the national implementation of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In addition, she supports the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) in the creation of an accounting system for assessing sustainable tourism. As part of the European Commission's Horizon 2020 EU research framework program, she is working on strategies to reduce energy consumption by end consumers in the context of the digital transformation.
Prior to joining adelphi, Kathrin Kohl worked on several Horizon 2020 projects in the areas of crowd funding, renewable energies and start-up financing. Among other things, she has worked on the potential of crowd funding to finance projects in the field of renewable energies and has written corresponding policy recommendations. In addition, she advised a social enterprise that specialized in the rental of children's clothing and recycling as part of the circular economy. In addition, Kathrin Kohl worked for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, where she was responsible for the implementation and analytical evaluation of a field study in the area of risk management and microinsurance in Ghana.
Kathrin Kohl holds a Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management and Public Governance (M.A.) from the University of Applied Science in Berlin. She began her studies as part of a sports academic scholarship at the University of Memphis, USA. There, she studied international management and played on the university’s tennis team. She then completed a Bachelor in International Business (B.A.) at the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin. As part of her master's thesis, she focused on the challenges and gave recommendations on implementing a microinsurance model for the children's rights organization Save the Children in Nepal.