Charlotte Freudenberg has been a research associate at the Competence Center Foresight of the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research since April 2021. She studied Social Sciences at the Humboldt University of Berlin and the University of Vienna and Sustainable Strategy Development at the Blekinge Institute of Technology in Sweden. She gained special expertise in the fields of international politics, as well as on participatory methods for vision, strategy and roadmap development. During and after her studies, she worked as a sustainability consultant using The Natural Step Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development and completed internships in the Bundestag, as well as NGO and industry sectors. As a doctoral candidate, Charlotte Freudenberg works at the Competence Center Foresight in the Future Dialogues business unit and focuses on the further development and implementation of participatory approaches in strategic foresight and planning.