Martin Keim
Head of European Energy Transition Programme

Martin Keim has been Head of European Energy Transition Programme at the European Union office of the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung in Brussels since July 2019. He is 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.   

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.