Simon Otto is a researcher at the 3E Centre for Environment, Economy and Energy at the Brussels School of Governance (BSoG). As part of the NDC Aspects project, his research focuses on advancing international climate policy, with a specific focus on the decarbonisation of the industry sector. Additionally, Simon is working on EU climate policy, with an emphasis on the EU's role in international climate politics.
Before joining the BSoG in 2021, Simon worked for the General Secretariat of the Council of the EU in Brussels as well as the German development agency Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in Bonn and Berlin. Simon studied European Studies and Political Science in Maastricht and Cologne (MSc) as well as International Relations in Groningen (BA).