Dr. Diana Süsser joined the IPPI as a Visiting Fellow in Summer 2019, to work with the Israel Innovation Authority. Her research focus lies on effective strategies and policy design enabling innovation and entrepreneurship in sustainable, low-carbon technologies in Israel and Germany
Diana is a sustainability expert and energy transition researcher. In addition to her position at IPPI, she is an associated researcher at the University of Hamburg, Germany. She holds a Dr.rer.nat./PhD in Geography. Her doctoral thesis investigated community-based renewable-energy transition within the Regional Climate Change project at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany. She studied environmental science (B.Sc.) at the University of Oldenburg, Germany, and the Kingston University London, UK, and integrated climate system science (M.Sc.) at the University of Hamburg, Germany, with a strong focus on sustainability science.
Diana worked as a project manager for sustainable and low carbon business at WWF Germany within the climate innovation project 'Towards an <2° economy', and as part of the climate innovation and entrepreneurship think-tank Climate-KIC.