Dr. Raphael Mertens is Chief Risk Officer of Allianz Real Estate and member of the Executive Committee. He is a member on both the Equity and Debt Investment Committees where he holds a right of veto. He joined Allianz Real Estate in 2015 as Global Head of Portfolio Management. He has been with Allianz since 2004 where he held several positions including Group Head of Alternative Investments and Director at Allianz Investment Management. He has also served as Head of Alternative Investments-Controlling at Allianz Deutschland AG and Investment Officer Alternative Investments at Allianz Lebensversicherungs-AG. Raphael holds a Ph.D. from University of Kiel, Germany, and an MBA equivalent (Dipl.-Kfm.) from the Universities of Kiel and Trier.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
10:20 AM – 10:55 AM
To reduce the impacts of climate change our economies need to transition to zero-carbon economies. Given the significant energy consumption of the built environment, how can and should the real estate industry contribute to this goal and how can all stakeholders collaborate?