Senior Programme Manager, Climate and Energy, World Future Council
Anna Leidreiter joined the World Future Council in October 2010. As policy officer she coordinates policy research and advocacy campaigns in the climate energy team. In her main capacity Anna works on enabling policy frameworks for a global energy transition towards 100% renewable energies as well as a transformation of urban areas towards regenerative systems. Besides that, Anna is member of the supervisory board of an energy cooperative in the North of Germany. Before joining the WFC Anna gained practical experiences in the renewable energy industry. Working for a photovoltaic company she implemented a community owned solar system in the North of Germany. Further, Anna has worked at the German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA Hamburg) on the topic of climate change and resource management in Africa. Writing her thesis on „Community Participation in Natural Resource Management”, Anna carried out her fieldwork in rural Ethiopia. She authored and coauthored various articles and publications on climate change and renewable energy subjects and speaks frequently on international conferences.
Anna holds a Masters degree in International Development Studies focused on Environmental Governance from the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.