Simon Schiehle is a Research Analyst at adelphi and works in the fields of climate change adaptation, green finance and the green economy. He is currently involved in an evaluation project for the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), as well as national climate action projects for German municipalities.
Prior to joining adelphi, Simon gained experience in finance and development cooperation. In the Asset Management department at Deutsche Bank, his work focussed on the management and administration of investment funds. At the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), he took part in the project ‘Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMSD)’, helping create dialogue processes for a better understanding of the Chinese ‘Belt and Road Initiative’. Simon also worked on numerous multinational projects related to the circular economy.
Simon has a master’s degree in Business and Development Studies from Copenhagen Business School. His graduate work explored the potential of and strategies for the Cradle to Cradle concept and the implementation of a circular economy in the European fashion industry. Prior to that, Simon studied International Business at Umeå University in Sweden.