Linda Kalcher

Linda joined the European Climate Foundation in 2015 and works on international and European climate policy. Her current focus is principally on European and national implementation of the Paris Agreement following its successful adoption at COP21. She is working with a broad set of policy-makers, investors, businesses, finance experts regional and local actors as well as other stakeholder groups to increase the understanding of the transition to zero emissions society.
Previously, Linda worked as political advisor for Social Democrat MEP Jo Leinen, where the debate on the future of energy and climate policies was central in her work. In this role she gained a thorough understanding of European and international policy-making, while working with a range of stakeholders from businesses to NGOs. Working in the European Parliament, Linda sharpened her ability to negotiate with a wide range of individuals and organisations in order to influence political decisions.
Linda is passionate about travelling and languages, she is fluent in German (mother tongue), English, Italian and French and is currently trying to improve her basic knowledge of Spanish and Dutch.