Karsten Löffler heads the FS-UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance. Previously working for Allianz Group he was Managing Director of Allianz Climate Solutions, the Group’s climate innovation hub.
Karsten Löffler is Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA), and managing director of the Green and Sustainable Finance Cluster Germany (GSFCG).
He used to represent the GSFCG in the EU Commission’s Technical Expert Group (TEG) on Sustainable Finance, where he actively shaped the EU Taxonomy applying his extensive experience in renewable energy finance. In October 2020 he became a member of the Commission’s newly established Platform on Sustainable Finance. Furthermore, Karsten chaired the Sustainable Finance Committee of the Federal Government. One of the tasks was to develop recommendations for a Sustainable Finance strategy for Germany.