Urs Bitterling is part of the Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Office of Allianz SE. In his role he leads and oversees Allianz’s work on Climate Change and Sustainability Initiatives. This work covers the ongoing decarbonization efforts of Allianz Group across its business lines and operations. Previously, he managed the ESG integration strategy of Allianz Group for investments
Further, he is responsible for the Allianz’ participation in the Embankment Project as well as our PRI and B-Team memberships
Previously, Dr Bitterling worked at KPMG Advisory, Germany: Dr Bitterling worked as a senior consultant for ESG integration across a range of sectors and with a focus on financial institutions.
Dr Bitterling holds an interdisciplinary PhD from the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna. His research focused on climate governance systems in Europe; it was funded by the Ministry of Science and Research and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management.