Racien Nowak specialised in climate and urban policy at the Hertie School and spent her final semester at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. She is passionate about applying innovative climate strategies in urban settings and believes in their potential to contribute to sustainable transformation through interdisciplinary dialogue. Her professional experience spans the private and public sectors in the fields of energy, finance, agriculture and mobility. As an editor of the Hertie School’s online policy magazine, the Governance Post, she organised a public panel discussion on climate finance with leading climate institutions in attendance. She received a full scholarship from the Heinrich Böll Stiftung and holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Governance from Wageningen University, with an exchange semester to Universitat de Barcelona.
Master’s thesis title
Corporate responsibility for agricultural biodiversity. A diagnostic approach to the case of the BASF Agricultural Solutions segment