100.000

Conducted Interviews

22

Years of Experience

500

Worldwide Events

70

Countries

About Us

Since its establishment in 2000, EUPD Research has developed innovative and integrated solutions for companies geared to sustainability. With our primary data-based market research and consulting services, we lead your company strategy to success. Our areas of expertise are technology sectors such as photovoltaics, energy storage, heat pumps and electric mobility but also the corporate health sector. It is our goal to help you become and stay competitive to create optimal framework conditions and to develop business opportunities.

We maximize your business potential by means of effectiveness, productivity and foresight. We develop products and services, that create added values and help to strengthen your market position.

As an organization, EUPD Research is also well positioned — contemporary and sustainable. We offer a work environment that encourages every employee to realize personal and professional goals.

Our Team

With its team of colleagues from various professional fields,  EUPD Research combines long-term expertise with innovative and new ideas. Our interdisciplinary team benefits from individual strengths of each individual.  The personal growth as well as professional development of each employee is the foundation of the sustainable success of our company.

Markus A.W. Hoehner

Markus A.W. Hoehner

Markus A.W. Hoehner is founder and CEO of Hoehner Research & Consulting Group GmbH as well as EupD Research Sustainable Management GmbH. Markus Hoehner has top level research and consulting know-how — especially in the areas of renewable energies, clean teach and sustainable management.

Daniel Fuchs

Daniel Fuchs

Daniel is a universalist in the energy industry and a born networker. For the agency Daniel is the expert for business development and finances. His talent for facts and figures makes him an unswerving advisor in the team for the intelligent handling of budgets. But his true passion and greatest strength comes to the fore when he travels the world at our global events and meets customers and business partners in person: networking, identifying synergy potential, bringing people together and communicating with intercultural know-how is something he can do like no other.

Eva Benz

Eva Benz

Eva is a woman of action. Strong analytical thinking paired with a lot of creativity characterize Eva. In the industry since 2007, she advises clients on marketing, communication and design projects. As a matter of course, her heart beats for the energy transition. She always lives up to the slogan “what doesn’t fit, will be made to fit”. She loves diversity – so she studied sociology, economics and computer science for humanities and social sciences. With the great passion for relationship and innovation management that she has developed since then, she has always brought our company forward for many years.

Steffen Klink

Steffen Klink

Steffen has been responsible for the Corporate Health & Social Sustainability division since 2018. For the past 10 years Steffen has gathered experience in founding organisations with a laser-sharp focus on socially relevant initiatives in the fields of business, science and politics. Currently, he gives his full attention to the aspects of sustainability of the business areas EUPD Research, Consult and Cert.

Yorick Tran

Yorick Tran

As a Digital Native, Yorick oversees Finance and Technology for EUPD Research. Scalable systems, process automations and emerging tech topics are music to his ears.
Leo Ganz

Leo Ganz

Leo has been EUPD partner since 2009 and brings his management experience from the IT and PV industry to international business development for customers. He supports them in designing and implementing exclusive studies as well as in marketing and sales projects. He likes to run and sail to relax.

Tanja vom Feld

Tanja vom Feld

Tanja studied business administration and works in the HR department of the company. She always lends an open ear to the concerns of her colleagues and is also our very friendly contact person for anyone who would like to join our team.

Fanny Hofmann

Fanny Hofmann

Hanna Schmole

Hanna Schmole

Hanna has been working at EUPD Research as a project manager for a number of market research and consulting projects since 2014. Among other projects, she is responsible for the Global PV InstallerMonitor. In her leisure time she enjoys jogging, hiking and rowing.

Julia Züleyha Pohl

Julia Züleyha Pohl

As Director of Research Operations for our Energy division, Julia is responsible for our research products and exclusive research and consulting projects. As the interface to Sales and the other EUPD business units, she focuses on optimizing processes, rethinking structures and developing new customer groups and services.  Julia has a background in public policy with a focus on policy development, implementation and evaluation. She previously worked in commercial market research with consulting reference and led the research consulting team of a global expert network.
Saif Islam

Saif Islam

Saif is a senior consultant at EUPD Research since 2014 and maintains since a close and ongoing dialogue with many of the biggest manufacturers in the industry. He serves as a consultant for their market research demands and analyzes current needs in order to set up exclusive research projects.

Mona Guled

Mona Guled

Since 2019, Mona has been project manager of the EndCustomerMonitor. Furthermore, she is experienced in exclusive research projects with a focus on residential storage systems and electric mobility. Her hobbies are horseback riding, traveling by train and dragon boat racing.

Ali Arfa

Ali Arfa

Ali completed his master’s degree in North American Politics at the University of Bonn. He is currently the data manager of the project Global Energy Transition (GET) Matrix. The project covers 50+ markets and offers data and information about the global PV market ecosystem and other relevant economic, political etc. parameters.

Sangeetha Suresh

Sangeetha Suresh

Sangeetha has worked in the energy transition and sustainability space for over 14 years. At EUPD, she identifies our client’s requirements and curates market intelligence products, marketing campaigns, events or bespoke consulting projects to meet them. She is a sci-fi fan and loves to travel.

Edith Bayer

Edith Bayer

Edith supports the EUPD Research Energy Team in many ways. Be it in customer contact, supporting activities for the team or researching topics. In addition, Edith is responsible for installer relations in the energy sector.

Rajan Kalsotra

Rajan Kalsotra

Rajan is an energy and sustainability specialist with over eleven years of professional experience. He has written and published numerous articles in leading publications on the energy, sustainability, and climate change sectors. His research interests include renewable energy and climate policy, low-carbon pathways, smart cities and sustainable transport solutions.

Varun Mahankali

Varun Mahankali

Varun is an experienced professional in the management consulting industry, specializing in energy transition technologies. Holding a master’s degree in Oil & Gas engineering from the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, he graduated in 2020 and has since been actively involved in assisting companies worldwide in transitioning to zero-carbon emission frameworks through strategy consulting and exclusive projects.
Hikmet Hilmi Güler

Hikmet Hilmi Güler

Hikmet joined us in September 2023. He works in our Sales Department primarily in the EMEA region and supports our projects as well. He is currently pursuing his Master’s in Governance & Administration, and has experience in Consulting, Strategy, and Management.

Wanle Liu

Wanle Liu

With a foundation in programming and adept data analysis skills, Wanle brings a unique blend of expertise to her role. Having attained a master’s degree in automotive management, her focus has expanded to include renewable energy and electric vehicles. She is responsible for sales and customer account management across Asia, leveraging her passion and knowledge in these pivotal areas.

Finn Bee

Finn Bee

Finn studied International Relations first in Poland and later in the Netherlands. He is interested in using practical approaches to advance the energy transition and counteract climate change. His areas of expertise include renewable energies, the European Green Deal and international emissions 
trading. 
Andrea Balestracci

Andrea Balestracci

Andrea studied economics in Milan and Bonn and has worked as a research assistant and project manager since 2021. He joined the Energy Team in October 2023, where he will be mainly responsible for the PV InstallerMonitor. He is particularly interested in the interplay between climate change, social behavior and public policy.
Marina Gilles

Marina Gilles

Marina studied International Political Economy in the Netherlands and has a background in decarbonization and energy efficiency. As a member of the Energy Team at EUPD Research, she contributes to research and analyses focused on renewable energies.
Julia Eversmann

Julia Eversmann

Julia’s passion is sustainability and data. As a trainee, she supports the market research team with research and analysis on renewable energies.
In her free time, Julia volunteers in disaster management.

Jens Mürke

Jens Mürke

Jens is a graduate of computer science and looks back on more than 15 years of professional experience in the IT and consulting sector.
As Head of IT, Managing Director and most recently Strategic Global Account Executive, Jens dominates the self-responsible management of complex projects , the management of CxO contacts and has extensive experience in international cooperation between interdisciplinary teams.
Business Development in the areas of digitisation, IoT, Big-Data, Industry 4.0, Smart City, Cloudification brought him together and inevitably with the topic of sustainability.
Since then, Jens has supported and supports sustainable entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship in the sense of Impact Investing.
The setting of incentives for economic and sustainable targets through a uniform measuring system is the core idea behind impact investing.
Since January 2022, he has been bringing his expertise and his intrinsic motivation to impact and invest as a partner at EuPD.
Free according to the motto: Different is only a variant of right!
We all gonna make it!

Joshua Baaken

Joshua Baaken

Joshua has been part of the Corporate Health Department sind mid 2021, after completing his master’s in rehabilitation, prevention and health management at the German University of Physical Education (Sporthochschule Köln) in Cologne

Tobias Wrighton

Tobias Wrighton

Tobias is an international sales professional with over 10 years of experience in various different industries. He keeps in touch with his customers, continuously assessing needs and requirements to offer customer-specific solutions and drive new strategic business opportunities.

Katja Werner

Katja Werner

Katja has well over 10 years of experience in the field of corporate communications and has been responsible for this subject in the Corporate Health Department since the beginning of 2022. Due to the diverse nature of her field of expertise, her influence can be found at the Corporate Health Awards, Top Brands, as well as the Corporate Health Allicance, among other things. For Katja, the ability to listen closely is essential when creating content that is tailoured to a target group.

Vivienne Heinze

Vivienne Heinze

Vivienne studied European Studies in the Netherlands, specialising in International Relations and International and European Law. She has been working as a trainee in ESG since November 2023. Close contact with clients is very important to her in order to promote the topic of sustainability.

Mark Wilzinger

Mark Wilzinger

Mark possesses knowledge in political science and history, acquired during his Master’s studies in European Studies at the University of Passau. As a trainee, he has been bringing his expertise and passion for sustainability to our ESG-Team since November 2023.

Zhiying Mao

Zhiying Mao

After completing her degree in cultural and social anthropology and gaining initial experience in consulting, Mao joins the energy team, driven by her ardent commitment to sustainability and renewable energy. In her role, Mao contributes to the team by conducting research and analysis in various renewable technology sectors.

Thomas Liessem

Thomas Liessem

Thomas has been supporting the Corporate Health Department since 2018 in many different ways, such as communicating with customers directly and providing assistance during market research campaigns. Both his studies in linguistic and his experience as an editor for the university radio Bonn are beneficial when it comes to executing his tasks at EUPD Research.

Nico Koch

Nico Koch

Nico has been part of our company since 2023, after completing his studies in Business Administration as well as Trade & Commerce. He strengthens our team as a Marketing and Communications Manager, primarily supporting the areas of press and social media.

Emma Bressel

Emma Bressel

After graduating in sustainability management, Emma has been supporting the Corporate Health team in sales and customer management since September 2022. With her expertise in social sustainability, she ensures proper support for our Top Brand, Corprate Health Award and Corporate Health Alliance customers.

Vincent Langer

Vincent Langer

Vincent (MBA Sport/Health Management) supports us and in particular Steffen in all daily tasks relating to the strategic and operational development of the EUPD Research, Consult and Cert divisions. His focus here is on the areas of Corporate Health Management (CHM) & Social Sustainability. He can look back on 5 years of experience in the areas of CHM, organizational development and corporate communications.

Elisa Walle

Elisa Walle

As part of her dual studies in corporate health management, Elisa has been supporting the projects of the corporate health team since August 2022. Her main goal is the accompaniment and the support of customers on their way to individual awards as best as possible.

Mara Mones

Mara Mones

As a Master of Business Administration, Mara supports the “Social” team as Customer Relations Manager. As the contact person for all matters relating to the Corporate Health Award, Corporate Health Alliance and Top Brand – Corporate Health, her degree with a focus on corporate health management is the perfect prerequisite.

Xinyan Wang

Xinyan Wang

She studied Business in France, theUSA and Germany, and has already gained practical work experience in the sales sector. As a native speaker of Mandarin, she will be primarily responsible for clients in the Asian region.

Svenja Paul

Svenja Paul

Svenja has been part of our company since 2023 and is currently studying for a Master’s degree in Political Science. She joins the Energy team as a working student and supports us with research and analyses in the field of renewable energies.

ULJANA HÜBERT

ULJANA HÜBERT

Uljana Hübert (M.Sc. in Public Health) has been part of our company as Research & Project Manager in Corporate Health since May 2023. As a contact person for research topics, Uljana prepares comprehensive analyses of the German employer market, identifies current trends and designs and evaluates internal company surveys to support day-to-day project management.

Klaudia Schmiejka

Klaudia Schmiejka

She knows exactly what is in demand visually and loves to develop new, innovative design concepts from what inspires her. Klaudia is our fashion-enthusiastic creative head with an eye for beauty and the ambition to create at least state-of-the-art. But she is also strong in the “drier” tasks and a master in setting text clearly and concisely, structuring even long-winded content in an appealing way and translating abstract thoughts into comprehensible graphics.

Andrea Piscedda

Andrea Piscedda

Andrea knows how to awaken ideas into images. He loves everything that has to do with image, photography and creation, whether digital or drawn. Andrea has taken his first steps in graphics since his art studies and has evolved during his career as a graphic designer in art, design and communication. He develops styles and new trends; always finds the right solution for each design. He likes to combine his artistic and technical skills and come up with innovative ideas. When he is not working, he likes to spend his time with music, cooking, painting and meditation.

Christopher Braun

Christopher Braun

Christopher has been a project manager for several years. He stands out for his special commitment to customers. It is his passion to think his way into the ideas of customers and to develop them further as well as to supervise them until the final result. That is why he loves to be a man of the first hour in order to be able to manage a project holistically. For him, the work is not done until the customer is satisfied. In addition to organizing events, he manages the video and film department. From the first concept to the finished product, he looks after the customers with full commitment.

Ilja Trofimov

Ilja Trofimov

After successfully completing his art studies at the University of Applied Sciences, Ilia works for us as a creative manager. He is particularly enthusiastic about video design. With a lot of experience he implements his creative ideas and thus ensures excellent results.

Johanna Camiño Vazquez

Johanna Camiño Vazquez

Our culture-loving Johanna has high standards for art and knows what’s on the big stages at all times. She has naturally turned her creative streak into a profession and we all benefit from her passion for the visual. Especially the social media area suits her and professionally as well as privately she likes to share young, fresh ideas and extraordinary designs.

Chi-Han Yang

Chi-Han Yang

Chi-Han is deeply passionate about carbon neutrality and climate justice. With a background in management information systems and a profound understanding of the European Green Deal, she applies a forward-thinking approach to influencing and shaping the renewable energy sector day by day. She excels in identifying synergies among key PV and ESS stakeholders across regions, thereby accelerating the global energy transition through strategic partnerships. With an eloquent and empathetic personality, she collaborates closely with 80+ global accounts to deliver branding and go-to-market strategies.

Anastasia Izmalkova

Anastasia Izmalkova

During her studies, Anastasia was already able to gain a lot of experience for each of the stages of a video production. She puts her heart into every project and always brings in new ideas. In video editing she can also live out her artistic nature, which makes the projects particularly exciting and vivid.

Giulia Piloni

Giulia Piloni

Due to her multilingualism, Giulia has excellent communication skills. In a globally networked world, the language we speak and the origin of our conversation partners play a key role in how we are perceived in conversation. This perception is influenced by the speakers themselves, as everyone tries to approximate the cultural background of the person they are talking to. Giulia is characterized by a goal-oriented and structured way of working, coupled with a great passion for creativity. During her career, she has developed her talent in the planning, organization and execution of events.

Svenja Putz

Svenja Putz

Through her studies in political science and plural economics, Svenja learned that the right language is always needed to convey even complex content appropriately. This is all the more true for the field of sustainability – a subject very close to her heart. Thus, she actively supports us from our social media channels to newsletters and website maintenance to event preparation.

Julia Lünnemann

Julia Lünnemann

Julia has been supporting our company as a working student in communications since 2020 and continues to do so during her master’s degree. She mainly focuses on copywriting as well as creative work on our social media channels and newsletters. In addition, Julia supports us in keeping our websites up-to-date.

Hamza Islam

Hamza Islam

Hamza is a dedicated working student in the IT & Technical Operations department. Here he performs a dynamic role as a system integrator and IT support expert, where he actively participates in ongoing projects and provides comprehensive support for various IT-related challenges. He is currently completing his Masters in Artificial Intelligence, where his passion for solving complex problems and exploring cutting-edge technologies drives his academic pursuits.

Where are you?

Where are you?