is Research Associate at EWI since 2016 and doctoral candidate at the University of Cologne. In consulting projects for a wide range of clients from industry and the public sector, he has analysed developments on the electricity and natural gas markets and their impact on clients’ strategic and business interests. Hydrogen and hydrogen-derived clean fuels represent another key focus of his work. In addition to companies in the energy sector he has also advised, among others, the British Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC). His research focus lies on the potential role of hydrogen in the global energy markets. Before joining EWI, Max Schönfisch studied Governance and Public Policy at the University of Passau (Germany) as well as Energy Economics at the University of Dundee (United Kingdom).