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Professor of Sustainable Energy Finance
Head of Finance Department

Personal Details

Ulf Moslener is professor for sustainable energy finance at the faculty of Frankfurt School and Head of Research of the UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate and Sustainable Energy Finance. His broader research interests are the economics of climate change, sustainable finance and  climate finance.

He was representing Germany in the UN Standing Committee on Climate Finance and currently serves as Vice Chair of the Advisory Group to the Clean Investment Funds (CIFs) at World Bank and as Vice Chair of the Green and Sustainable Finance Cluster Germany (GSFCG). He is a founding member of the “Wissenschaftsplattform Sustainable Finance” - the german research platform for sustainable finance.

In the past, he was deputy head of the department of „Environmental and Resource Economics and Environmental management“ at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim, Germany. His main research areas are international climate policy, the analysis of carbon regulation, carbon emissions trading, and policy instruments to promote renewable energy. He led a number of research projects, e.g. on behalf of German Federal Ministries or the European Commission.

Thereafter he joined KfW Development Bank, where he was dealing with the practice of financing renewable energy and energy efficiency in developing and newly industrialized countries within the German development co-operation. Ulf Moslener holds a Diploma in Physics and a PhD in economics from the University of Heidelberg.


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Title Programme Semester
Environmental Economics and Energy Finance Bachelor Winter
Renewable Energy Finance MBA Summer