Dr Olivia Gippner

Dr Olivia Gippner

Visiting Fellow, EU Centre for Shared Complex Challenges

Olivia Gippner is a Dahrendorf postdoctoral fellow on EU-East Asia relations at LSE IDEAS. She holds a PhD in political science from Freie Universität Berlin and the Berlin Graduate School of Transnational Studies for which she researched EU-China climate relations and Chinese policy-making. Olivia pursued a Master in Public Policy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and a Bachelor in European Studies from the University of Malta. From 2011-2014 she worked as a research fellow at the NFG-Research Group on “Asian Perceptions of the EU” in Berlin, analysing Chinese participation in peacekeeping missions and EU-China security relations. Olivia has lived and worked in several countries in Europe and Asia and besides her academic research has been working and publishing as a policy analyst on Nepal’s energy crisis in Kathmandu from 2010-2011 and as a free lance consultant. She has published in academic and policy outlets and regularly presents her research at academic conferences and expert briefings.

Web tools and Projects we developed

  • Open-NEM

    The live tracker of the Australian electricity market.

  • Paris Equity Check

    This website is based on a Nature Climate Change study that compares Nationally Determined Contributions with equitable national emissions trajectories in line with the five categories of equity outlined by the IPCC.

  • liveMAGICC Climate Model

    Run one of the most popular reduced-complexity climate carbon cycle models online. Used by IPCC, UNEP GAP reports and numerous scientific publications.

  • NDC & INDC Factsheets

    Check out our analysis of all the post-2020 targets that countries announced under the Paris Agreement.