Profile

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Arne Jungjohann is an energy analyst and political scientist. He advises foundations, think tanks, and civil society in communication and strategy building for climate and energy policy. Previously, he worked for Minister President Winfried Kretschmann of Baden-Württemberg, the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Washington DC, in the German Bundestag, and in the family owned business. As its editor he launched the most influential English Twitter account on the German Energiewende (@EnergiewendeGER). He is a member of the Green Academy, a network with leading thinkers from science, politics and civil society which is facilitated by the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung. Arne is the founder of the local chapter of the German Green Party in Washington DC and lives in Stuttgart in the state of Baden-Württemberg, the country’s economic powerhouse. He studied at Philipps University Marburg and at the Free University of Berlin.

Current Projects

Co-authoring the book Energy Democracy: Germany’s Energiewende to Renewables with Craig Morris which is to be published with Palgrave Macmillan in the fall of 2016.

Research project on the Green Party’s governing experience on Germany’s state level between 2005-2015, to be published in summer 2016 by the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation.

Vita Arne Jungjohann

Since 2014 Freelance consultant
2013 Director of Policy and Planning Division, State Ministry Baden-Württemberg
2007-2013 Program Director for Environment and Global Dialogue, Heinrich Böll Stiftung North America, Washington DC
2001-2007 Parliamentary Assistant to Dr. Reinhard Loske, Member of Deutscher Bundestag, deputy party floor leader, Alliance 90/The Greens
2000-2001 Assistant to Management, Detlev Jungjohann Engineer Lmt. Isernhagen, Germany
1997-1999 Masters in Political Science, Free University, Berlin
1994-1997 Political Science, Economics, Philipps University, Marburg
1993 Abitur, Gymnasium Langenhagen

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