Silvia Kreibiehl led the Frankfurt School - UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance (the Centre) at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management until the birth of her daughter in December 2018.
In her role as Head of the Centre Ms. Kreibiehl had overall responsibility for all international Frankfurt School consultancy projects in the area of climate and sustainable energy finance. She was also leading applied research efforts particularly with regard to the role of local investors in climate finance.
Currently, she focusses on her role as Coordinating Lead Author for the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), WG III Investment and Finance, as well as a few selected projects primarily, in the area of education. Besides her role at Frankfurt School she serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Germanwatch e.V. on an honorary basis.
Before joining the Centre Ms. Kreibiehl worked for Deutsche Bank (DB) for 17 years, with 10 years in corporate finance (Equity Capital Markets and Mergers&Acquisitions), in particular in the RE sector. She also worked for 4 years on double bottom line investment opportunities and respective transaction structures in developing countries. She was the lead analyst at Deutsche Bank for the GET FiT concept and was responsible for DB’s shareholding in the Desertec Industrial initiative.