Roland is a political scientist and works for TRANSFORM! Europe, the political foundation of the European Left Party. Previously, he has worked for some years for Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung in Brussels, after having finished his PhD on Hindu Nationalism in India. He is coordinating the working group on “productive transformation”, which focuses on the socio-ecological reconstruction of the European economies. The topics they deal with are environmental and energy policies, monetary policies of the Eurozone, industrial, regional and international trade policies.