Mario Ragwitz is Deputy Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI (Germany). He is honorary professor at the University of Freiburg in the field of energy and climate policy. He develops and evaluates policies for renewable energy and models energy systems with renewable sources focusing on the European Union and MENA countries.
He has coordinated more than 50 research projects on renewable energy policy development at global, EU and national level and authored more that 60 peer reviewed scientific articles. In addition to the German federal government he advises the European Commission, the German Bundestag, the European Parliament, the World Bank, other national governments and companies.