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Lisa Katharina Schmid

Lisa Katharina Schmid

MPP (Master of Public Policy)
BA (Politics and Public Administration)
Fellow

Lisa Katharina Schmid worked as a Fellow for Ecologic Institute. Her work focused on European and international climate policy, especially carbon pricing mechanisms such as the European and international emissions trading systems. She worked in German and English and has advanced knowledge of French and basic knowledge of Spanish.

As part of her work for Ecologic Institute, Lisa Katharina Schmid supported the German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Buildings and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) in a project dealing with further developing international and the European emissions trading systems. She mainly focused on the reform of the European emissions trading system (EU ETS), the international promotion of carbon pricing mechanisms as well as decarbonization strategies in the industry sector. Furthermore, Lisa Katharina Schmid worked on advancing the Carbon Market Platform, a political forum on carbon pricing instruments initiated by the G7.

Before her time with Ecologic Institute, Lisa Katharina Schmid worked for the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC) where she organized an EU ETS dialogue forum and analyzed recent reform proposals. In addition, she gained professional experience while working with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Heinrich-Boell-Foundation North America, in public sector consulting at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and in her various activities as a research assistant.

Lisa Katharina Schmid graduated from the Hertie School of Governance with a Master of Public Policy. In her studies, she specialized in climate policy, quantitative methods and public management. Before that, she gained a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Public Administration from the University of Constance and SciencesPo Paris (France), where she concentrated on European policy, international law and International Relations.