Philipp Thaler

Philipp Thaler

Philipp Thaler

Prof. PhD
Assistant Professor Energy Governance
IPW-HSG
Büro 52-5148
Müller-Friedberg-Strasse 6/8
9000 St. Gallen
Main Focuses Energy Governance
Fields of research
  • Swiss, European and global energy governance
  • Energy and climate policy
  • Local actors in the energy transition
  • External energy policy
Further fields of research
  • Energy security
  • European Union
  • EU Energy Union
Education 2010-2015 PhD in Political Science (major in public policy), Central European University (CEU), Budapest, Hungary
2007-2008 MSc in European Political Economy, London School of Economics (LSE), UK
2004-2007 BA in European Studies, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Professional Career

2016-2017 Policy Advisor for energy and climate think tank E3G in Brussels, Belgium
2010-2015 (with interruptions) Consultant in the energy sector for Siemens Germany
2013 Trainee for the Directorate-General for Energy of the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium
2011-2012 Teaching Assistant in the MA Public Policy curriculum at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary
2009-2010 Lecturer in the BA European Studies curriculum at Maastricht University, Netherlands
2009-2010 Consultant in the energy sector for EUtech in Aachen, German