Lisa Meinecke is a lawyer and worked as 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 was involved in the development of regulations with regard to the energy transition, especially those concerning information technology. For instance, she conducted research in the context of the funding programme "Smart Energy Showcases – Digital Agenda for the Energy Transition" (SINTEG) and prepared the study "Old Energy World - New Energy World", which deals with trends and actors in an increasingly digital energy system. She also worked with climate policy and environmental legal issues at European level, for example in the projects "Future of the EU: What role for climate and energy policy?", "A climate law for Europe" and "EU Directive on Disposable Plastics and Fishing Gear".
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.