M.Sc. Student in Political Science , University of Copenhagen Copenhagen
Jakob Nygard is studying political science, global energy governance, and environmental law at the University of Copenhagen, with time spent studying at the University of California at Berkeley. Since September 2011, Nygard has done policy research and analysis for the S&D group in the European Parliament with particular emphasis on the Energy Efficiency Directive, The Low-Carbon Roadmap 2050 and the Energy Roadmap 2050. Nygard has authored several papers including a peer-reviewed article on the politics of energy. Nygard is an avid sailor and spent six weeks as a crewmember sailing the two-masted yawl, Nordkaperen around Borneo.