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Lea Nesselhauf

Project Manager National and European Climate Governance

Lea Nesselhauf is responsible for German and European climate governance issues at Agora Energiewende. She works on the question which legal changes are necessary for a transformation towards climate neutrality. Her focus is on cross-sectoral projects and the interaction of different legislative levels.

Before joining Agora, Lea Nesselhauf worked for about three years at GermanZero e.V. As one of the main authors, she did the content-based coordination of a meta-study that included proposed measures and draft legislation for a climate-neutral Germany 2035. In addition, she regularly published analyses on the compatibility of government policies with the 1.5-degree limit and conducted policy discussions with members of the Bundestag and representatives of federal ministries.

Lea Nesselhauf graduated in law with a focus on European and international law in Freiburg, Germany, and holds a Master of Law (LL.M.) in International Human Rights and International Environmental Law from Hartford, Connecticut.