Luisa Sievers studied physics and environmental economics at Humboldt University Berlin and Heidelberg University. She wrote her Diploma thesis in the field of monitoring greenhouse gases at the Institute for Environmental Physics, Heidelberg, in cooperation with the German Federal Environment Agency (2009). Her internship at the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research Heidelberg focused on environmental education (2006). She gained a scholarship of the ASA-program for a project in Chile about environmental education and consultancy on energy efficiency in social housing (2007/2008). Since 2010 she works at Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI.