Chigozie Nweke-Eze joined the IASS as Research Associate in August 2021. His research focuses on the governance, geographies and political economy of energy systems development and transition, with special focus on Africa and the Global South. Prior to joining the IASS, he was a Research Associate at the Institute of Geography, University of Bonn, where he was part of the Future Rural Africa collaborative research center (CRC228). He studied Development Economics and International Studies at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, and is currently finishing his doctoral studies in Geography at the University of Bonn with his dissertation on the economic geographies of large-scale renewable energies development in Kenya. In addition to his position at the IASS, Chigozie Nweke-Eze also serves as Research Fellow at the Center for the Study of the Economies of Africa (CSEA) in Abuja, Nigeria and at the Energy for Growth Hub in Washington D.C.