Bhavna Deonarain

Function: Former Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow

Specialization: Sustainable development, Climate change mitigation

Work areas:

  • Sustainable transport systems
  • Climate-compatible industrial policy development


3/2021-6/2022 German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)
(until 6/2022 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE))
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter Forschungsprogramm "Transformation der Wirtschafts- und Sozialsysteme"
since 3/2021 Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship recipient on International Climate Protection (DIE)
Research project: “Lesson-drawing for South Africa's Transition to Sustainable Mobility: Options and Implications for the roll-out of Electic Vehicles”
since 10/2020 The National Business Initiative
Project Manager, Climate Change and Energy
8/2019-6/2020 B&M Analysts
Researcher, Research and Policy Support
11/2016-7/2019 Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies
Research, Sustainable Growth
10/2015-10/2016 University of Duisburg-Essen
M.A, Development Studies
12/2014-2/2015 350Africa
Research intern
9/2013-12/2013 University of KwaZulu-Natal
Research assistant
10/2015-10/2016 Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Intern, South-African German Energy Programme (SAGEN)
2/2009-6/2013 University of KwaZulu-Natal
BSSc, Geography and Environmental Management