Charlotte Felthöfer works as a Research Assistant at Ecologic Institute. Initially starting as an Intern at the institute, she continues to work on European climate and energy policy, with her efforts concentrated on the 'European Climate Neutrality Observatory (ECNO)' project. A native speaker of German, she is fluent in English and French and has good knowledge of Swedish.
Prior to joining Ecologic Institute in Berlin, Charlotte Felthöfer worked at the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection on issues related to international energy policy, subnational climate policy and structural change in regions affected by the coal phase-out. She was also an intern at the German Embassy in Paris and served as a consultant for a GIZ project on labour migration.
While working for Ecologic Institute, Charlotte Felthöfer pursues a master's degree in Politics, Economics and International Relations at Sciences Po Aix (France) and the University of Freiburg (Germany) where she also completed her Franco-German bachelor's degree in Applied Political Science. She wrote her bachelor’s thesis on international urban climate action. During her master’s degree, Charlotte Felthöfer spent a semester at Uppsala University in Sweden, where she studied sustainable development and climate security.
Charlotte Felthöfer volunteered for the European policy online magazine treffpunkteuropa.de as deputy editor-in-chief and headed the department for climate, energy and environment. In addition, she was a participant in the nationwide citizens' council "Germany's Role in the World".