Senior Researcher, Center for Security Studies (CSS)
Dr. Severin Fischer is a Senior Researcher at the Center for Security Studies (CSS) at ETH Zurich. Prior to joining CSS, he worked as a researcher at the “German Institute for International and Security Affairs” (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, SWP, Berlin) and at “Institut für Europäische Politik” (IEP, Berlin). His research focuses on European energy and climate policy in general, global energy security challenges and implications for the EU. Most recently, he wrote about policy developments in the Energy Union, Nord Stream 2, and Brexit impacts on the EU’s energy and climate policy. He earned his PhD with an analysis on the interaction of Germany’s Energiewende with EU policies.