Laima Eicke joined the IASS as Reasearch Associate in January 2019 and works at the ISIGET project on strategies for a global energy transition, its systemic impacts and special vulnerabilities of countries of the global south. Before joining IASS, Laima Eicke worked with international partnerships supporting countries with the implementation of the Paris Agreement at GIZ. Furthermore, Laima Eicke worked for different research institutes, federal ministries, NGOs and consultancies. Laima Eicke holds a Masters Degree in Socio-Ecological Economics and Policy from the Vienna University of Business and Economics. Beforehands, she studied international relations and Latin American studies in Dresden, Buenos Aires and Lisbon. Throughout her studies she focused on an interdisciplinary analysis of international climate and energy policy and transformational change processes.