ECECP Junior Fellows

  • Helena Uhde

    Junior Postgraduate Fellow

    Helena is currently a PhD candidate at the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research at Beijing Institute of Technology (CEEP-BIT). Her work focuses on the analysis and design of local energy markets and the development of business models for decentralized energy markets in China. Helena studied Economics, Governance and Chinese and holds a MA from University of Bayreuth and a BA from University of Hamburg. Prior to joining CEEP-BIT, she worked with JSNR in Nanjing as a project manager for water treatment and biogas projects. Helena is passionate about new innovations in the energy sector and an active member of DALE, the Global Initiative for Distributed and Local Energy. Helena is from Germany.

  • Lucio Milanese

    Junior Postgraduate Fellow

    Lucio is from Italy and obtained his MSci in Physics from Imperial College London in 2016. He's currently pursuing a PhD in Nuclear Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he has been working on the science and technology underpinning controlled nuclear fusion as a clean and abundant energy source. He is Schwarzman Scholar at Tsinghua University, pursuing a Master's degree in Global Affairs (class of 2022). His interests in the energy sector lie at the intersection of technology, business and policy.

  • Susanna Farrell

    Junior Fellow

    Susanna is from the UK and is a third-year student studying for an MMath in mathematics and German at the University of Sheffield. In 2020-21 She has been undertaking online modules at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. She is a qualified editor and proofreader and am familiar with subtitling software. Susanna will be providing editing, proofreading, and subtitling services to ECECP.

  • Polly James

    Junior Fellow