Johannes joined the research team of Founders Pledge in 2019. He brings five years of experience working in a think tank advising decision-makers on climate policy, and has also researched the intersection between effective and feasible climate policies. Johannes holds an M.A. in social sciences from the University of Chicago and an M.Sc. in Sociology with a focus on research methods from the Interuniversity Centre for Social Science Theory and Methodology at the University of Groningen.