February 2016, appointed Executive Director, Agora Verkehrswende, a leading think tank on decarbonizing transportation until mid-century. Agora Verkehrswende has been initiated by Stiftung Mercator and the European Climate Foundation. Former Programme Director, Sustainable Transportation, Beijing, China, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). 2004-10, Member of the Management Board, Oeko-Institut, one of Europe’s leading independent research and consultancy organizations working for a sustainable future. 1996-2004, Research Associate, Oeko-Institut. Diploma in Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Berlin. Adviser to the Board of Directors, International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT); Member, International Advisory Committee, national Chinese Electric Vehicle Platform (China EV100).