Lisa Meinecke is a lawyer and works as Junior Researcher for the Legal Team at Ecologic Institute. Her main areas of expertise are German and European environmental and administrative law as well as sustainable development. She is a German native and speaks English and French fluently. She is proficient in Swedish.
At Ecologic Legal, Lisa Meinecke is involved in the development of regulations with regard to the energy transition, especially those concerning information technology. For instance, she is conducting research in the context of the funding programme "Smart Energy Showcases – Digital Agenda for the Energy Transition" (SINTEG).
Prior to joining Ecologic Institute, Lisa Meinecke worked as a research assistant in an international law firm. Her work areas included national and European environmental law, in particular in the areas of offshore wind energy and plant approval processes as well as vehicle regulation law.
Lisa Meinecke has also completed internships and traineeships with the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety and the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, the German Embassy in Bucharest (Romania) and the law firm Rödl & Partner in Yangon (Myanmar).
Lisa Meinecke studied law in Münster, Germany and Geneva, Switzerland with a focus on European and international law. She also completed a Master’s degree in Sustainable Development in Uppsala (Sweden). In her Master's thesis, she addressed the question of how restrictions on personal lifestyles are compatible with the liberal self-perception of Western democracies. She completed her legal clerkship with the Landgericht Potsdam.
Lisa Meinecke is a trained mediator.