Sören Borghardt
Master of International Affairs

Sören Borghardt is an Analyst at adelphi and works on the topics of energy policy and energy management. His main research areas are the decarbonisation of the building sector and innovative approaches to the digitalisation of the energy transition. His tasks include analyses and research as well as (virtual) training and dialogue formats.

Before joining adelphi, Sören worked as a consultant in the policy department of eclareon, where he specialised in the political and legal framework conditions for the promotion, grid connection, and grid integration of renewable energies in Germany and Austria. He also worked as a consultant for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in Bangkok and Ulaanbaatar. In this position, he wrote a study on Thailand's sustainability agenda and coordinated a project for sustainable housing construction. Sören gained further regional experience at the German Embassy in Tokyo and through voluntary work in the Philippines.

Sören completed a Master's degree in International Affairs with a focus on energy and climate policy at the Hertie School in Berlin, including a semester abroad at the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies in Geneva. In his Master’s thesis, he analysed the preparedness of German cities for the health effects of climate change. Sören holds a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy & Economics from the University of Bayreuth, including a semester abroad at Otaru University of Commerce in Japan. In his Bachelor's thesis, he examined the use of capital controls in Malaysia and Chile.