Simon Müller


Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs

Period of the Fellowship


Project title

Potential and perspectives of renewable energies: The Middle East, Northern Africa and the DESERTEC project


MENA, Energy Security, Renewable Energies



Short biography

Born in Zurich, Simon Müller studied Psychology, Math and Physics in Oldenburg, Bremen and Berlin after spending long time in the USA. During his Mercator year, he analyzed the potential and perspectives of importing green electricity from Arab states to the EU. Following his Mercator Fellowship, Simon Müller shifted to the International Energy Agency (IEA) in Paris, where he works since 2010.