E15 Experts are leading thinkers and practitioners from developed and developing countries reflecting a wide range of perspectives on trade and sustainable development. The experts’ participation in any E15 activity is on a personal basis and does not represent an official commitment of the organisations they are affiliated with.


Susanne Dröge

Senior Fellow, German Institute for International and Security Affairs

Dr. Susanne Dröge is a Senior Fellow in the Global Issues Division at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP)in Berlin. Susanne is specialised in energy, climate and international economics and has a long-standing work experience on trade and environment. She advises the German Parliament, the German Government and International Organisations on climate and energy policy issues. Current research focuses on the EU’s, US’s, Chinese and other countries’ climate policy strategies, the UNFCCC negotiations, energy-intensive industries, carbon leakage, and trade policy implications of national climate policy measures. Susanne Dröge has published various books, articles and policy papers and teaches university classes in environmental and resource economics. She served as Head of the Global Issues Division at SWP, project coordinator for the Climate Strategies network, and worked at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), the Leipzig Graduate School of Management. She studied at FU Berlin, University of Warwick and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.