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Dr. Miriam Schroeder

Renewable energy and GHG mitigation policies

Miriam SiNERGi





Miriam is a co-founder of SiNERGi Renewable Energy GmbH.

Miriam works at the nexus of climate politics and renewable energies in the following core areas:

  • International climate policies and emissions trading

  • Deployment policies and business models for renewable energy services
  • Results Based Financing

  • Impact-orientated M&E

  • Trainings und moderation

Since 2004, she works as a technical consultant on short- and long-term assignments for various customers (e.g. GIZ, KfW, BMWi and German Agro Action). In order to gain hands-on experience in project implementation, she worked for GIZ as project leader for the Energising Development (EnDev) Programme in Rwanda in 2014 - 2016.

In addition, she works as a trainer and moderator for workshops having a focus on energy and climate issues. She has teaching experiences at New York University Berlin, Potsdam and Tuebingen University and at the ICAP Summer Schools. She has given numerous presentations and lectures at national and international forums. Miriam has participated in various COPs since 2006 and is well connected in the international climate community.

Miriam gained methodological expertise in the field of international development cooperation during her post-graduate studies at the Centre for Rural Development (SLE, Berlin). In parallel to writing her PhD, Miriam has worked at the research fellow at the research centre on "Governance in areas of limited statehood" and worked on a project on the CDM governance in Brazil, India and China. She completed her PhD thesis on "Evaluating the effectiveness of provincial CDM centres in China – lessons learned for capacity development“.

Miriam has ample working experience in Asia and Africa and speaks English and Chinese fluently. A list of her publications based on her practical work as well as her scientific research is available here.