Julian Schwartzkopff has worked at Environmental Action Germany (DUH) as a policy advisor in its Energy & Climate department since 2019. Julian’s work focuses primarily on EU energy policy, including issues of gas market regulation and energy efficiency. Previously he worked for climate change think tank E3G and the Institut für Europäische Politik in Berlin. He studied political science and international relations in Berlin, Cambridge, and Florence.
He acted as the rapporteur of the Expert Group on the Future Role of Gas in Europe, jointly convened by the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union and Environmental Action Germany (Deutsche Umwelthilfe) from October 2020 to February 2022 to discuss key questions related to the management of the energy transition while phasing out fossil gas.