Marc Blauert works as a consultant in the Berlin office of Technopolis Group in the Green Economy field. He is well-versed in various quantitative and qualitative research methods. This includes conducting descriptive and statistical data analyses, spatial data analyses, expert interviews, surveys, and literature research.
Marc is particularly interested in the economic assessment of climate policy instruments and their design options. His current assignments include an exploratory assignment by DG CLIMA on the use of carbon cost estimates for project and policy development and a study on the role of R&I instruments for the German Climate Action Programme 2030. He furthermore contributes to the reports of the German government’s Council of Experts on Climate Change (Expertenrat für Klimafragen). The council annually reviews the greenhouse gas emission estimation for Germany and the sectoral policy programs that need to be issued if national targets are not met. Furthermore, the council publishes regular assessments of the state of the transition towards climate neutrality in Germany.
Before joining Technopolis, Marc gained experience in applied research during his time in the Climate Policy Department at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin). There he worked on various projects related to climate policy instruments, including a project on the introduction of the EU Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism. In addition, Marc previously worked for several years in the metals recycling industry where he was particularly involved in the statistical and descriptive analysis of material flows.
Marc holds a MSc in Integrated Natural Resource Management at Humboldt University of Berlin (focus on Environmental and Resource Economics). He also holds a MSc in Accounting and Finance from Lund University (Sweden) and a BA in Business Administration from the Berlin School of Economics and Law. Marc is fluent in German and English.