Yvonne Mitschka is a holder of the Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs. During her year-long fellowship, she deals with sustainable energy strategies for Central and Eastern Europe. In this context, she is currently working with the Energy, Climate and Environment Research Program at WiseEuropa, focusing among other things on low-carbon transition in Polish cities and on the impact of European climate policy on Polish energy and industrial policies. Prior to her Mercator fellowship Yvonne Mitschka gained professional experience working for the Climate Finance Integrity Programme of Transparency International in Berlin, the German Embassy to Poland in Warsaw and KPMG in Munich and Santiago. Yvonne Mitschka obtained a master in economics from University of Cologne, the CEMS Master’s in International Management from University of Cologne and Warsaw School of Economics as well as a bachelor in business administration from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.