German office

Contact our team in Germany

Contact the German office

The T&E Berlin Office – established in October 2020 – promotes sustainable transport in Germany and Europe. It is our goal to decarbonise the transport sector while at the same time researching and communicating the opportunities for our climate, air quality and our economy.

We commission and publish original research while at the same time facilitating dialogue and discussions between German decision makers, civil society and industry to accelerate the transition to cleaner transport.

Stef Cornelis

Director, Germany

Stef Cornelis

Director, Germany

Stef joined T&E in March 2016 after three internships at the Belgian Embassy, Flanders Investment & Trade, both in Berlin, and a one year internship at PubAffairs Bruxelles. He joined T&E's freight team and now manages its clean trucks campaign while also representing T&E in Berlin. Stef completed two master degrees in history and EU studies at the KU Leuven and Università Roma Tre. He travelled through South-America for half a year. A native Dutch speaker, Stef also speaks English, French, German, Italian and has a good understanding of Spanish. Apart from his work he loves travelling, reading and boxing. Skype: t-e_stef

Jekaterina Boening

Senior Policy Manager, Germany

Jekaterina Boening

Senior Policy Manager, Germany

Jekaterina joined T&E in October 2020 having worked for four years at the Federation of German Industries (BDI) in Berlin. At the BDI, she was in charge of strategic positioning of the German industry on hydrogen and hydrogen related technologies. Her other topics involved power market design, energy research and international energy policy. Before joining the BDI Jekaterina worked as an associate research fellow at Jacques Delors Centre in Berlin where she published several publications on energy policy in the EU. In the past she also worked at the German Parliament and the energy utility E.ON. Jekaterina holds a master’s degree in public policy from the Hertie School in Berlin. A native Russian speaker, she also speaks German, English and Latvian and has a good understanding of Spanish. Jekaterina is a certified yoga teacher and is passionate about Eastern philosophies and mindfulness practices.

Friederike Piper

Policy Officer E-Mobility, Germany

Friederike Piper

Policy Officer E-Mobility, Germany

Friederike joined T&E in 2021 as Policy Officer for E-Mobility after one year working in the cargo bike industry. Based in Berlin, she is part of the German national office and focuses on clean vehicles through a campaign on company cars. From the north of Germany, Friederike studied economic geography in Hamburg. After a gap year in New Zealand, she did her geography master’s in Bonn, focusing on the topics development, globalisation and sustainability. In her master's thesis, she examined how the automotive industry can use blockchain technology to ensure compliance with human rights, environmental and labor standards in supply chains of conflict minerals and other raw materials. She speaks English and German. Outside the office she enjoys riding her road bike through the city or spending time in nature. She is known to borrow friends' dogs to accompany her on long walks.

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German publications

Below you can read the German publications about energy

Publications about cars

Publications about road freight

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