Lena Pickert started as a Research Analyst in 2018 and joined EWI as a Senior Research Consultant in 2022. The economic aspects of the development of a hydrogen market and the challenges, options for action and perspectives of the heat transition in the building sector are among Lena Pickert’s focus areas. In the area of heat transition, she primarily pursues behavioral economic effects and their influence on the transformation of the heating market. Her tasks include the acquisition, management and implementation of projects for clients from the industry and public sectors. Among others, Lena Pickert advised the German Energy Agency (dena), the European Investment Bank (EIB) as well as various companies and associations. Before joining EWI, Lena Pickert studied Economics with a major in Energy Economics, as well as Regional Studies Latin America with a major in Economics at the University of Cologne and the University of Guadalajara (Mexico).