Philipp Voß started working at Ecologic Institute in November 2016 as a Transatlantic Fellow in the fields of climate and energy policy. His work focuses on the transformation to sustainable economic systems as well as the analysis of climate policy instruments and energy or climate related strategic decision making. Philipp Voß works in English and German and has basic knowledge of French and Spanish.
At Ecologic Institute, Philipp Voß works predominantly on the project Post-Carbon Cities of Tomorrow (POCACITO), which is supported by the Seventh Framework Program (RP7) of the European Union (EU). The POCACITO project develops a scientifically based 2050 roadmap for cities and communities in the EU, thereby supporting the transition towards a "post-carbon" society.
Before joining Ecologic Institute, Philipp Voß worked as a graduate assistant at German Development Institute (GDI). Within the project Klimalog - Research and Dialogue for a Climate-Smart and Just Transformation, he assisted at the development of the NDC Content Explorer, did PR work for the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris and co-organized the 2016 Berlin Conference on Transformative Global Climate Governance "après Paris". During another occupation as a graduate assistant at the ewi Energy Research and Scenarios (ewi ER&S), Philipp Voß supported the Project "Förderinitiative Energiespeicher", where, among other things, he contributed to a study on sustainable vehicle drives. In between his undergraduate and graduate studies, he did an internship at Institute for Economic Policy (IWP), where he published a regulative comment on the backloading of emission allowances. Moreover, he designed and carried out a prisoner's dilemma experiment during a lecture on new political economy.
Philipp Voß completed both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in economics at the University of Cologne (Germany) with a semester abroad at University of Seoul in Korea. In his Bachelor's thesis, he analysed the consequences of including aviation in the European Emission Trading Scheme. Within his master thesis, he developed a game theoretic model to analyse strategic investments in the global natural gas infrastructure.