Nathan Appleman
IPPI Research Fellow at the Heinrich Böll Foundation

Nathan is a visiting Fellow at the Israel Public Policy Institute (IPPI) in the framework of the institute's program "Environmental Innovation - German-Israeli Perspectives". The program takes place in cooperation with the Fuel Choices and Smart Mobility Initiative of the Prime Minister’s Office and the Heinrich Böll Foundation Israel (hbs Israel).

As part of his work, Nathan works together with the Fuel Choices and Smart Mobility Initiative on designing an EV-compatible transport taxation scheme. He also assists the Heinrich Böll Foundation on a number of sustainability projects, including on waste management. His research focuses on Israel’s transport decarbonisation strategy and possible lessons for German and French energy transition strategies.

Nathan is a recent MPP graduate and aspiring expert on topics ranging from renewable energy and transport policy to resource economics and geopolitics of energy. In his recent work, he has notably led a project on strengthening local environmental governance in Tunisia, targeting newly elected municipal councils, mayors, potential candidates and the Ministry for Environment and local affairs. He has also taken part in several international consultancy projects on Co-benefits, renewable auction design, and energy efficiency measures.

Nathan holds a BA in International Politics from King’s College London and a master’s degree in Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin.