Philipp has spent several years building up expertise in the field of energy, climate action, and sustainability, while working in high-level public policy positions.
He serves as Manager on the Breakthrough Energy Europe team, having joined the team in January 2020 and is currently based out of Brussels. His responsibilities include the BE Europe’s R&D campaign, the Germany strategy, and EU-level programs.
Between 2016-2019, Philipp worked as an Advisor on energy and climate policy in the strategy department of former European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker. Prior to that he was a Research Associate at both the King’s College London and at the Jacques Delors Institute Berlin. He also worked at the consulting firm Accenture, on the Utilities and Resources team.
Philipp has lived and worked in Germany, Belgium, Spain, and Russia. His educational background combines a Master of Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, and a Master of Communications and History from the University of Mainz, Germany.
In his free time, Philipp is learning how to play piano, loves to go sailing and hiking, and enjoys the occasional game of soccer with friends.