Iris van der Lugt specialised in energy and climate policy and quantitative analysis during her studies at the Hertie School. Previously, she completed a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Policy Science at Leiden University College The Hague (LUC), and spent a semester abroad at the Australian National University in Canberra. Prior to coming to Berlin, Iris completed internships at an environmental NGO in London and at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Geneva. In Berlin, she worked with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in the energy department, where she coordinated international electricity grid expansion projects. During her final year of studies, she worked in the energy team at adelphi research and consult, where she contributed to research projects.
Master's thesis title
Predicting transmission line congestion in the electricity grid: Machine learning techniques applied to German load flow data