Erika holds a PhD in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering and has worked for industrial corporations and a consulting company at the beginning of her career. In 2012, she joined the climate and energy team at WWF to work on policies for industrial transition. Her vision is a successful and competitive climate-neutral industry in Europe. She joined Bellona in 2021 and since 2022 is Director of the newly founded Bellona Deutschland in Berlin. At first, the main focus in Germany will be industrial transition and the introduction of new climate-neutral technologies.