Frank Meissner joined the IASS as a research associate in May 2016. He has completed a Ph.D. Thesis on “Production subject to risk” and earned a doctoral degree at the University of Potsdam in 2008. Mr. Meissner has gathered working experience at the Potsdam Institute of Climate Impact Research (PIK) and as a researcher at University of Potsdam`s finance chair. He has worked as a policy consultant for seven years and was involved in a variety of projects focussing on socioeconomic aspects of renewable energies, clean tech, energy efficiency, climate and environmental policy and alternative traffic systems in Germany and Eastern Europe. Mr. Meissner is a member of the Global Climate Forum (GCF).