Markus Hagemann has 15 years of experience in climate policy and energy sector analysis. An industrial engineer by training, Markus has expertise on a broad spectrum of issues related to quantitative and qualitative analysis with a focus on low carbon development and climate mitigation. He focuses on tracking and analyzing climate action as well as supporting countries in their climate compatible development agenda. Building on his in-depth knowledge of all energy sectors he has worked to advance policy agendas in a broad set of settings. Exemplary work includes analysis and assessment of sector level energy and climate policies, energy sector transition analysis, technology transfer support and low carbon climate strategy development. He has extensive experience in working with stakeholders from a broad set of cultural backgrounds as he has lived almost a decade in the US and spent significant time in other countries during his studies and work. Markus co-founded NewClimate Institute and in that function is involved in the management within the organisation. Prior to this, Markus worked for several years at a global energy and climate consultancy.