Lukas Feldhaus specialises in energy and environment policymaking, as well as international conflict resolution. He is completing a dual degree with Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and holds a Bachelor of Science ETH in Physics from ETH Zürich. Lukas intends to work on environmental policies like carbon pricing and financing the energy transition. His professional experience includes: Coding a data stream as a graduate Research Assistant at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research; drafting speeches and helping to negotiate human rights resolutions at the Embassy of Germany in Geneva; evaluating fintech and artificial intelligence (AI) start-ups and briefing investors at a venture capital fund, Verve Capital Partners, in Zürich; as well as internships at the Brunswick Group, the Global Public Policy Institute and at the German newspaper Die ZEIT.
Master’s thesis title
Advising the Eurasia Group on the weaponisation of trade: Developing a framework for analysing current trade wars, comparing them to past similar conflicts and understanding their likeliest outcome