Aleksandra Novikova has worked on energy and climate for 20 years. She specialises in financing the energy transition and climate actions, evaluating energy and climate policy, and modelling energy systems at country and global level. She has delivered a broad range of projects for the European Commission, UNDP, Climate Policy Initiative, and for governments in Europe, America, Asia, and other national and international organisations. Currently, she is a team lead on energy efficiency and climate finance at the Institute for Climate Protection, Energy and Mobility (IKEM) in Berlin.
Aleksandra holds a PhD and MSc in environmental sciences and policy from Central European University (CEU) and holds a BSc in mathematical economics from Novosibirsk State University. She was a research scholar at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Aleksandra was a lead analyst of the Global Energy Assessment (GEA) and lead author of the IPCC 4th Assessment Report, and is currently leading the IPCC 6th Assessment Report. IPCC is an Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.