Hinrika Dröge is a EU-funded Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Innovative Training Network (ITN) PhD Student in the Program "Circular Economy: Sustainability Implications and Guiding Progress" (CRESTING) at Nova University Lisbon. She is a public sector enthusiast and spent the last two years building the McKinsey & Company subsidiary Orphoz, which specializes in public sector consultancy. She graduated with a MSc in Public Publicy and Administration from The London School of Economics and Political Science and holds a BA in Political Science and Law from Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, complimented by a semester abroad at Sciences Po Paris.
In her PhD she focuses on assessing and reporting Circular Economy performance in public sector organisations. She is working together with the Portuguese Ministry of the Environment. Her supervisors are Dr. Tomas Ramos, Professor of Strategic Environmental Assessment and Planning, NOVA University Lisbon, Portugal and Dr. Andrea Raggi, Professor at the Department of Economics, Università degli Studi “G. d’Annunzio”, Chieti Pescara, Italy.