Philipp Offenberg is a Policy Analyst providing strategic analysis and policy advice on energy and climate policies in the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC). The EPSC is the in-house think tank of the European Commission and reports directly to the President and operates under his authority.Prior to joining the European Commission in January 2016, Philipp Offenberg was responsible for EU energy policy at the Jacques Delors Institut Berlin. Since 2014 he has also been a non-resident Research Associate at the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS) King’s College London. He has published on the interaction between EU energy policy and Germany's energy transition as well as on energy security aspects of the EU's neighbourhood policy and spoke at a number of conferences in Asia, Latin America and Russia on the EU's renewable energies policy, EU-Russia energy relations and the Sino-Russian natural gas cooperation.Philipp Offenberg has gained work experience in the energy industry with Accenture (Utilities – Resources) and BASF subsidiary Wintershall. He holds a Master of Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, specialising in energy economics and quantitative methods. He also holds a Magister artium (M.A.) in Communications, Political Science and History from University of Mainz (DE) with stays abroad in Moscow and Pamplona (ES) and completed a traineeship in journalism at the Journalist Academy of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.