Florian Egli is doing his doctorate at the ETH on the subject of investment decisions and renewable energies. At foraus, he is active as an author and was the regional coordinator for Bern. As Mercator Fellow 2015/16, he dealt extensively with innovation and climate change and worked for a start-up in California as well as in the Swiss and Senegalese environment ministries. Moreover, he worked on business development at a Geneva foundation (focus: energy and West Africa), consulting for the OECD and Ecoplan AG and did smaller projects such as in the Humanitarian Diplomacy Lab. Florian studied economics at the Graduate Institute (IHEID) and at the Universities of Bern and Toulouse. In the foraus Board, Florian is responsible for «Communication & Politics».