Mattia Nelles is a political science graduate candidate at Free University Berlin. In 2012 he graduated from Zeppelin University with a Bachelor degree in Politics and Public Management. He gained work and research experience at the office of Dr. Richard von Weizsäcker, former Federal President of Germany, the e-Learning startup iversity and the Centre for Social Investment of the University of Heidelberg.

At the Alexander von Humboldt Institut for Internet and Society Mattia was supporting the research project on user innovation in the energy market.