Anca is an energy policy researcher with an experise in the field of energy poverty. Her research work originates in the area of International Relations as she holds an MA at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, where she centered on conflictual relations in the field of energy, and a PhD at the Babes-Bolyai University (BBU) in Cluj Napoca with a focus on energy cooperation and multilateral diplomacy in the field of resources in CEE. Over the years she has been involved in both academic research, teaching and in consulting in the private sector and the policy-making process, both in matters related to energy poverty and security. Currently she is affiliated to the Center for the Study of Democracy think-tank of the BBU, she holds a board member position in the ENGAGER COST Action on energy poverty.
Titus Cristian Man
Titus Cristian Man is Senior Lecturer in the Regional Geography and Territorial Planning Department at “Babeș-Bolyai” University, Faculty of Geography. His major research areas include the application of GIS, spatial analysis, geostatistics, and remote sensing for service analysis and planning, particularly within the context of social services, public health, hydrology, environmental justice, education, and urban studies. He holds a PhD in Geography since 2008 with a subject approaching GIS application in Regional Geography. In 2010 and 2012 Dr. Man was granted with CEEPUS scholarship at University of Salzburg to teach the topics: GIS in Hydrology, Selected topics in GIS - Geomorphometry. The GIS expertise included in 2013 and 2018 two Fulbright scholarship awards to teach ad research at the University of Wyoming and TexasTech.
Elena-Manuela Bîrsănuc is pursuing her PhD in Geography at „Babeș-Bolyai” University, Faculty of Geography. Her major interests include spatial analysis, remote sensing, GIS applications and geostatistics applied in urban and social studies. In addition, she is associate researcher at Interdisciplinary Data Sciences Center, Cluj-Napoca, working with big data and city projects.
Andreas Schneller is Project Manager at adelphi, working on the topics of energy policy and energy management. He is managing projects on behalf of federal ministries and the European Commission. The focus of his work is the evaluation of policy measures and the development of new strategies for energy efficiency, the analysis of political and financial aspects of new heating supply technologies as well as research on social science aspects of the energy transition. Andreas Schneller has several years of experience in the design and implementation of research and consulting projects for federal ministries, subordinate authorities and the European Commission. He uses his political and economical expertise for the analysis of policy fields and instruments. With the preparation of reports, studies and policy paper he informs decision-makers in politics and administration. In addition, he carries out qualitative and quantitative data analysis and coordinates events for the professional exchange of stakeholders.
Nanne Zwagerman is a Senior Manager in Business Development at adelphi and works in business and project development. He develops project proposals for national and international research programmes, bi- and multilateral aid programmes and for national and Europe-wide environmental action and climate action programmes. Furthermore, he coordinates the entire bidding process at adelphi, from identifying relevant projects through to concluding contracts. He is currently focused on developing consortium-based research projects and on coordinating the bidding for national and international consulting projects. In addition, together with the business development team, he oversees adelphi’s involvement in frame contracts and is responsible for establishing primary contact with clients and partners regarding new projects. Nanne Zwagerman is certified by Capacity WORKS.