Kerstin Meyer heads projects related to vehicles and drivetrains at Agora Verkehrswende. Since joining Agora in August of 2016, she has primarily concentrated on electric vehicles and their role in the decarbonization of the transport system. Her other areas of work include climate footprint issues, batteries, and the interaction of measures for sustainable transport.
Climate and environmental protection in the transport sector constitutes the through line of Meyer’s professional career. From 2014 to 2016, she was a research staffer for Stephan Kühn, a member of the Bundestag and the transport policy spokesperson of Germany’s Green party. Prior to that post, she worked for ten years at environmental organizations in Brussels. As a senior campaigner at the Transport & Environment (T&E) and a consultant for the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), she closely monitored many European legislative processes regarding vehicles and climate policy, including the regulation of CO2 emissions from cars.
Kerstin holds a degree of political science and sociology, and a Master of Arts from the University of Freiburg / Breisgau.
Song choice for the Agora Verkehrswende Mix: Drive (Bobby McFerrin).