Alexander Reitzenstein works as a Senior Policy Advisor in E3G’s Berlin office. His work focuses on the transition to a net zero economy in Germany and Europe, including coal, sustainable finance, industry and climate politics. He coordinates E3G’s activities on just transition.
Since 2019, Alexander is a Visiting Fellow at Das Progressive Zentrum, focusing on structural change, inclusive growth and the links of climate change and foreign policy. He previously worked as a consultant with SEEK Development, specializing in development and climate finance, advocacy strategies, and organizational change, in support of clients in the UN system, philanthropic foundations, NGOs, and the public sector. Prior to SEEK, he contributed to the efforts of various organizations including adelphi, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and LSE’s Centre for Economic Performance on tasks ranging from the analysis of transformation pathways towards a green economy, to the evaluation of political processes in Germany and the European Union.
Alexander holds master’s degrees in Public Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science and the Hertie School of Governance, where he focused on climate change, economic policy, and organizational strategy. He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science, business, and economics from University of Munich, which included a semester abroad at American University, Washington, DC.