Boris Gotchev

Technical University of Munich

Boris is a PhD researcher at the Chair for Energy and Environmental Climate Policy, TUM School of Governance in Munich. He is also a research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in the research project “Democratic (RE)Configurations of Sustainability Transformation” (DERE). His research investigates how Community Energy networks advocate for policy reform in European energy governance. Within Energy-SHIFTS he is supporting a workshop on Use of evidence in energy policy: the roles, capacities and expectations of Social Sciences & Humanities (hosted by Anglia Ruskin University and the European University Association) and is excited to discuss how social science perspectives contribute to a better understanding of transformative change in energy research and policy-making.

Boris investigates how community energy movements shape and get shaped by the european energy politics. Check his conclusions in this video