Jakob Hoffmann is an Analyst for the energy team at adelphi. His main research area is energy policy in the EU with a particular focus on the social aspects of the energy transition. This includes the topics of energy efficiency, energy poverty, and citizen participation in renewable energy systems.
Jakob was previously a Project Assistant in the adelphi energy team where he supported various research activities relating to energy policy at both the German and EU level as well as supporting the organisational activities of project management. Prior to joining adelphi, he worked in the corporate accountability team of Germanwatch, where he researched sustainable supply chains, and was involved in EU-level policy consultation through the Round Table for Repairs Germany. He also gained experience as a researcher and with international project management while working in media development at the Deutsche Welle Akademie in the Eastern Europe and Asia department.
Jakob is pursuing his Master of Public Policy at the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin. Previously, he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business from the University of Sussex, with a focus on sustainable business strategy. His thesis analysed institutional factors affecting rates of Corporate Social Responsibility reporting in emerging economies.