Alexander Reitzenstein

Senior Policy Advisor

Alexander Reitzenstein is Senior Policy Advisor in E3G’s Berlin office. He focuses on Just Transition, German politics, green recovery, coal, sustainable finance and industry.

Alexander Reitzenstein

Alexander in the media

Alexander works on shaping a just transition to the net-zero economy, with a geographical concentration on Germany and the EU.

Alexander’s areas of expertise include German politics, coal, sustainable finance and industry decarbonisation. In addition, he coordinates work on just transition. Currently, Alexander mainly contributes to work on ensuring a green and resilient economic recovery, including by leading on political economy analysis, advocacy and multi-stakeholder coalition building.

Since 2019, Alexander has been a Visiting Fellow at the think tank Das Progressive Zentrum, focusing on structural change, inclusive growth and the links of climate change and foreign policy.

He previously worked as a strategy consultant with SEEK Development, specializing in development and climate finance, advocacy strategies, and organizational change. Prior to SEEK, he contributed to the efforts of various organizations including adelphi, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and LSE’s Centre for Economic Performance.

Alexander holds master’s degrees in Public Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science and the Hertie School of Governance. 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.

In his free time, you will find Alexander in the mountains, on tennis courts or in book shops.

Alexander works on shaping a just transition to the net-zero economy, with a geographical concentration on Germany and the EU.

Alexander’s areas of expertise include German politics, coal, sustainable finance and industry decarbonisation. In addition, he coordinates work on just transition. Currently, Alexander mainly contributes to work on ensuring a green and resilient economic recovery, including by leading on political economy analysis, advocacy and multi-stakeholder coalition building.

Since 2019, Alexander has been a Visiting Fellow at the think tank Das Progressive Zentrum, focusing on structural change, inclusive growth and the links of climate change and foreign policy.

He previously worked as a strategy consultant with SEEK Development, specializing in development and climate finance, advocacy strategies, and organizational change. Prior to SEEK, he contributed to the efforts of various organizations including adelphi, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and LSE’s Centre for Economic Performance.

Alexander holds master’s degrees in Public Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science and the Hertie School of Governance. 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.

In his free time, you will find Alexander in the mountains, on tennis courts or in book shops.

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