Andreas Schneller is Manager at adelphi, working on the topics of energy policy and energy management. He is managing projects on behalf of federal ministries and the European Commission. The focus of his work is the evaluation of policy measures and the development of new strategies for energy efficiency, the analysis of political and financial aspects of new heating supply technologies as well as research on social science aspects of the energy transition.
Andreas Schneller has several years of experience in the design and implementation of research and consulting projects for federal ministries, subordinate authorities and the European Commission. He uses his political and economical expertise for the analysis of policy fields and instruments. With the preparation of reports, studies and policy paper he informs decision-makers in politics and administration. In addition, he carries out qualitative and quantitative data analysis and coordinates events for the professional exchange of stakeholders.
Andreas had five years of practical experience in both the financial industry and in non-governmental organisations prior to his work at adelphi. While working as a banking professional in the german saving banks finance group, he attained a qualification as a banking specialist (Bankfachwirt) and gained comprehensive business knowledge and implementation know-how in renewable energy financing and green finance. In his position at Germanwatch he worked in the German and EU Energy Policy department, monitoring environmental policy legislative processes and policy analyses in the energy sector. From 2013 to 2015, he was a fellow at the German Academic Scholarship Foundation. He was also able to develop a deeper understanding of the transformation in post-socialist states through multiple academic stays abroad in eastern European countries, most recently at the Ilia State University in Georgia as part of the DAAD’s Go-East scholarship programme.
Andreas holds a master’s degree in Environmental Policy and Regulation (MSc) from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), with specialisation in environmental economics and environmental policy and a master´s degree from Humboldt University Berlin in Social Science Research (MA). His master’s dissertation, a comparative policy analysis of energy poverty in Germany and Great Britain, was awarded with a research grant. Prior to that, he studied political science with a focus on economics at the Universität Erfurt, the Vilnius University, and the Charles University in Prague. He was funded by a full-scholarship from the Hans Böckler Foundation during his studies.