10 December 2019

Kathrin Gutmann

Kathrin Gutmann is the Campaign Director of the Beyond Fossil Fuels campaign. She led the development of the Europe Beyond Coal campaign in her role as coordinator of NGO efforts to phase out coal with the Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe. Kathrin brings with her 20 years of expertise in the field of climate & energy policy and advocacy, international network coordination and campaigning.

She has worked as Head of Policy & Advocacy with WWF International’s Climate Program and in different capacities with Climate Analytics, the European Climate Foundation, the German Environment Ministry, the Green Party in the German Bundestag, Greenpeace International and has volunteered with the German youth environment organisation BUNDjugend. Kathrin is also on the board of Reclaim Finance.

In 2021, she became the recipient of the prestigious Climate Breakthrough Award, and will use this to move Europe to a fully-renewables based power sector by 2035. She holds a master’s degree in Political Science from the Freie Universität Berlin.

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