Julia Olliges works at adelphi as a Consultant in the field of sustainable consumption. She supports the German Federal Environment Agency in developing concrete strategies and contributions at the national level for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goal 12 from the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. She also works on other research and consultancy projects (including for the Federal Environment Ministry and the European Commission) to develop innovative approaches in consumer policy.
Before joining adelphi, Julia Olliges worked for the Heinrich Böll Foundation in the communication department. During her time there, she was instrumental in the preparation of a journalist workshop on the World Climate Conference in Paris. At the German Bundestag, she worked in an office of a member of parliament on environmental policy issues and, among other things, organised a specialist forum on the sustainable use of biomass potentials. At the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU), she supported a campaign for the energy-efficient renovation of houses and worked on networking and public relations. For the consulting agency IFOK, she designed dialogue and participation formats in the field of energy and climate protection.
Julia Olliges completed a double master's degree in Environmental Policy and Planning at the Free University of Berlin and the Technical University of Berlin. During her studies, she focused in particular on the harmonization of European environmental labels, sustainable raw materials policy, and transformation research. She previously had studied political science at the University of Bremen and at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.