Energy & Climate

Anne Siemons

Senior Researcher

Special Expertise

  • International climate politics
  • MRV of greenhouse gas emissions and climate relevant information
  • Accounting rules for tracking the achievement of mitigation targets
  • Transparency of climate finance
  • Risks related to carbon markets

Key Projects

  • Development of criteria and a method for assessing the quality of carbon credits (CCQI)
  • Nature-based solutions (NbS) in climate protection: Market-based approaches to promote climate-friendly land use
  • Potentials for ambitious GHG mitigation in the agricultural sector in selected countries
  • Land use as a sector for market mechanisms under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement
  • Reporting on climate finance by EU Member States under the MMR/Governance Regulation
  • European Topic Centre on Air Pollution and Climate Change Mitigation (ETC/ACC), Analyses on EU progress in achieving mitigation targets
  • Transparency, accounting rules and MRV of emissions and climate relevant information under the UNFCCC

Professional Training and Career

Anne Siemons is working as a researcher at Öko-Institut in the field of energy and climate protection since 2013. Previously, she worked as a project assistant in the Climate Finance Integrity Programme for Transparency International. She studied International Relations (Master of Arts) in Berlin and Potsdam and European Studies (Bachelor of Arts) at Maastricht University.


Anne Siemons