Dr. Babette Never holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Hamburg in 2013. She is a political scientist by training but mostly working from an interdisciplinary/economic perspective. She currently leads a research group that works on carbon consumption patterns of the new middle classes in Ghana, Peru and the Philippines. In the past few years, her work focused on energy efficiency in developing countries and the transition to green economies. Dr. Babette Never is interested in behaviour change and how to combine behavioural insights tools with more common policy instruments to increase overall policy impact.