The Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Network

Harvard Kennedy School
Job Title: 
Postdoctural Fellow

Jonas Meckling is Assistant Professor of Energy and Environmental Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. From 2012 to 2013, he served as Senior Advisor to the German Federal Ministry of the Environment, the lead agency for Germany's clean energy policy. There he worked on a broad range of clean energy, climate and gas policy issues. Prior to working in government, Jonas was a Pre-doctoral and Post-doctoral Fellow at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He worked with the Energy Technology Innovation Policy Group, the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements and the Geopolitics of Energy Project at Harvard. He is the author of two books, the latest of which is Carbon Coalitions: Business, Climate Politics, and the Rise of Emissions Trading (MIT Press, 2011). Jonas Meckling previously worked at the European Commission and the Allianz Group. He holds a Ph.D. in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.