Alexander Reitzenstein works as a Policy Advisor for climate and energy policy in E3G’s Berlin office. His work focuses on the low-carbon transformation in Germany and Europe, including coal phase-out and Just Transition, as well as sustainable finance.
Alexander 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.