Charlotte Freudenberg works at the Competence Center Foresight of the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research in the business units Futures Dialogs and Foresight for Strategy Development.
Since 2022, Freudenberg has been doing a doctorate at the Université Paris-Est at the Faculty of Economics and Management supervised by Dr. Matthias Weber and Dr. Douglas K. R. Robinson. Her dissertation focuses on the development and implementation of participatory methods at the European level for vision, scenario and policy option development for sustainability transitions.
At the Competence Center Foresight, she works in strategic foresight and planning projects for clients from politics, economy and society. Her research focuses on the conception and moderation of participatory processes for innovative governance with the involvement of experts and stakeholders. She has worked on strategic foresight projects for the European Commission, the European Environment Agency, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and the European Union Agency for Asylum. Charlotte Freudenberg studied social sciences and international politics at the Humboldt University of Berlin and the University of Vienna and Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability at the Blekinge University of Technology in Sweden.