Johann holds a B.Sc. in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Passau and a Master’s degree in Research Development Economics from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. He gained experience in the development sector during an internship for GIZ in Ethiopia, where he supported a project for the re-integration ef ex-combatants. His previous research includes environmental economics, institutions and statistical capacity development. Within the ADAPTED research, Johann explores the costs and benefits of climate policies in the context of informal economies under the supervision of Prof. Mathilde Maurel and Prof. Wilhelm Löwenstein.