Martin Keim
Advisor - Innovation Regions for a Just Energy Transition (IKI JET), GIZ Brussels
Martin Keim

Martin Keim is Advisor for Innovation Regions for a Just Energy Transition at the Brussels office of the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) since June 2023.

Before, he worked as Head of Programme for European Energy Transition at the European Union office of the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung in Brussels from July 2019 to May 2023. He was responsible for all issues related to the ongoing energy transitions within Europe, including EU legislation, internal energy markets, digitalisation and external energy relations to third countries. He was also the chief executive editor of the European Mobility Atlas 2021.

Before joining the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, he worked as a research assistant at the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) in Berlin, also known as the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, within the project 'The Geopolitics of Energy Transformation'.

Prior to SWP, Martin gained experience in EU energy affairs within the private sector. His main topics included renewable energies legislation, digitalization, e-mobility charging infrastructure and CO2 emission targets.  

Martin holds a BA in 'International and European Governance' from the University of Münster, and a MA in 'International and European Governance' and 'Strategy, Intelligence and Risk Management' from Sciences Po Lille and the University of Münster.