October 4, 2016

Andrea Karpati

2016-septAndrea Karpati is the Head of Policy at Climate-KIC, Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership focused on climate change.

Her role is to translate between climate policy and Climate-KIC’s strategic activities. She interprets the latest the developments in climate science and policy, the trends in innovation policy to guide collaborative innovation in the Climate-KIC framework; and connects the innovative climate solutions to policy makers in order to raise ambition of addressing climate change.

Prior to joining Climate-KIC, Andrea has worked in economic policy development at national level, then at the European Commission DG Research and Innovation coordinating the launch of several public-private research partnerships, the Joint Technology Initiatives. She is an economist by training and holds an MPA in Environmental Science and Policy from the Earth Institute at Columbia University.