Georg Zachmann is a German citizen. He joined Bruegel in September 2009. He is also a member of the German Advisory Group in Ukraine and the German Economic Team in Belarus and Moldova. Prior to that he worked at the German Ministry of Finance and the German Institute for Economic Research in Berlin.
Georg Zachmann’s work at Bruegel focuses on energy and climate change issues. He has worked on the European emission trading system, the European electricity market and European renewables policy. Besides he covers fuel and commodity markets to some extent. Upcoming works will deal with market concentration, the effectiveness of the EU ETS, electricity market design and transmission system investment as well as the economic perspectives in the southern Mediterranean countries.
Georg holds a doctoral degree of the Technical University Dresden as well as a diploma in economics of the Humboldt University Berlin. In Berlin and Dresden as well as during research and study visits to the London Business School and the Université Val d’Essone he specialized in empirical microeconomics and energy econmomics.
Georg speaks German, English and French.