Izumi Kotani is a Junior Researcher in E3G’s Berlin office. Her work concentrates on supporting Japan’s transition from coal power generation to renewable energy.
She is a Master of Public Policy candidate at the Hertie School of Governance, focusing on Germany and the EU’s energy policy. Before coming to Berlin, she conducted research on Japan's energy transition driven by local renewable energy projects.
Izumi previously studied International Relations and Anthropology at International Christian University (Tokyo).