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Dr. Oliver Geden

Areas of Expertise


European and International Climate Policy/Politics, Carbon Dioxide Removal, Knowledge Integration


Short Curriculum vitae

Vice Chair of Working Group III (Mitigation of Climate Change) and Bureau Member, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2023-)


Permanent Fellowships

Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna (since 2019); Institute for Science, Innovation and Society, University of Oxford (since 2017)

Visiting Fellowships

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (2020); Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (2018/19); University of Pennsylvania (2018); University of Oxford (2017); Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich (2014); University of California, Berkeley (2005/06)

Secondments to Federal Government

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Directorate General for Political Staff and Policy Planning (2014/15); Federal Foreign Office, Policy Planning Unit (2011)

Positions at SWP

Head of Reseach Cluster Climate Policy and Politics (2023–); Senior Fellow (2020–); Head of Research Division EU/Europe (2015–2020); Senior Associate (2009–2015); Associate (2006–2009)

SWP Publications

External publications