Jasmin Raith worked as a Fellow at Ecologic Institute and was a member of Ecologic Legal. Her work areas were climate protection law as well as emissions trading law at the international, European, and national level. She mainly focused on questions related to long-term climate policy and planning and its implementation in European and national laws. Jasmin Raith is a fully qualified lawyer since 2014. She works in German and English, is fluent in French and has a good knowledge of Spanish.
During her time at Ecologic Institute Jasmin Raith supported the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building, and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) on issues related to climate protection and emissions trading law where she dealt with questions on the structural reform of the emissions trading system and market oversight of the emissions trading market. Another part of her work dealt with energy efficiency law at the European and national level and energy aspects in tenancy law. Furthermore, she developed the conception for the implementation of the regulation on the monitoring of carbon dioxide emissions from maritime transport.
Before she joined Ecologic Institute, Jasmin Raith worked as a lawyer for a leading European energy law firm mainly dealing with energy trading law and renewable energy law. Jasmin Raith gained international working experience at the GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusamenarbeit) in Namibia where she advised the Ministry of Lands and Resettlement firstly as an intern, and later as a consultant on questions regarding the legal implementation of land use plans. Through an internship at the Basel Institute on Governance (Switzerland) she gained experience in public sector governance and anti-corruption policies.
Jasmin Raith completed her legal studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich (Germany) and also holds a Licence en droit in European and International Law from the Université Panthéon-Sorbonne in Paris (France). During her postgraduate legal training in Berlin, she worked for the European Department of the German Federal Ministry of Justice and at the German Embassy in Kampala (Uganda).