Mascha Richter

Dipl. Ing. Energy and Process Engineering (TU Berlin)

+49 (0)30 1208 434 25

Head of Unit


Mascha is Head of the Research Unit Transformation of Energy Systems – she took over this position in September 2018. Mascha has been a researcher in the field Transformation of Energy Systems at RLI since January 2018.

Mascha works in projects on the visualization of energy systems and energy system models as well as on questions from the field of energy transition with the goal of enabling more participation for all stakeholders in energy transition processes. She manages projects in this thematic field and participates in the conception of content in exchange with the project partners. In the field of open science, data management, and model theory, she develops and accompanies projects and establishes interfaces with other research areas.

Before joining RLI, Mascha worked as a project engineer and manager at the engineering company MegaWATT Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH. Among other things, she worked on concepts for energy supply and was involved with their implementation (technical planning) in cooperation with municipal utilities, local authorities, and complex properties, as well as in strategic consulting on European emission trading.

Mascha holds a Diploma degree in Energy and Process Engineering from TU Berlin with a specialization in energy systems, renewable energy, and climate change.