Daniel Gehrt

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Research Leader
Brussels Office

Education

M.A. in international relations, King's College London; B.A. (Hons) in European studies, Trinity College Dublin; C.E.P. in political science, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Bordeaux (Sciences Po Bordeaux)

Overview

Daniel Gehrt is a research leader at RAND Europe focusing on innovation, health and science. His research interests are broad, but he has a specific interest in the analysis of policies and dynamics related to eco-innovation.

Prior to joining RAND Europe, Gehrt worked for almost nine years as project manager with the Joint Institute for Innovation Policy (JIIP), a Brussels-based policy research organisation with a clear focus on research and innovation policies.

Gehrt holds degrees in European studies (B.A. Honours, Trinity College Dublin) and international relations (M.A., King’s College London). Furthermore, he holds a Certificat d’Études Politiques à Titre Étranger from Sciences Po Bordeaux and has done extensive postgraduate coursework on evaluation of public policies at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research and Université Catholique de Louvain. Besides English and his native language of German, Gehrt has full professional proficiency in French and good understanding of Spanish, Italian, and Dutch.

Languages

German; French; Spanish

Commentary

  • Girl doing homework while using a breathing treatment, photo by anandaBGD/Getty Images

    How a Poor Indoor Environment at Home Affects Children's Health in the EU

    One third of children in the EU are exposed to damp or mold, cold, darkness, and noise in their own homes. The good condition of homes should not only be seen as an issue of comfort, but as an essential basic requirement for good health of the residents, especially when they are families with children.

    Nov 4, 2019 Encompass

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