Karolina Zubel works mainly on energy and climate policies. Since initially joining CASE in 2015, she has been managing large, mostly EU funded collaborative research projects (including those within FP7 and H2020) as well as framework contracts assuring smooth and successful execution throughout their whole lifecycle. Her work has been at the intersection of energy efficiency, sustainability and low-carbon technology and innovation. She has undertaken research on climate change and energy policies both in the EU and its neighbouring countries.
Prior to CASE, Ms. Zubel was a Head of Impact Research Hub at ImpactCEE, leading projects across a range of horizontal issues including low-carbon transportation and connected and automated driving (CAD). While at ImpactCEE, she published on climate change mitigation, post-carbon cities and 5G network technology. She has also worked for the European External Action Service (Global Issues Division) and the Polish Institute of International Affairs.
Ms. Zubel holds a MSc in European Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and BA in European Studies from the University of Warsaw and Sciences Po Paris.
She serves as Trustee for one of the biggest politically independent and non-profit youth-led European associations.