David Schlund is Head of Research Area at EWI. He is also PhD student at the University of Cologne. His research focuses on the economic and regulatory framework conditions of the hydrogen market ramp-up in Germany and Europe, including the regulation of hydrogen networks, power purchase options for water electrolysis and the development of a hydrogen infrastructure. He also consulted various clients from the public and private sector on the supply situation for natural gas. Before joining EWI, David Schlund studied industrial engineering at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) with a focus on energy economics, service management and digitalisation.