Prof. Dr. Peter Hoeppe

Head of Geo Risk Research
Munich Re

Board Member

 

Peter Hoeppe is a board member of GCF since 2005. He is also heading the Munich Re division “Geo Risks Research/Corporate Climate Centre”. Before joining Munich Re Prof. Hoeppe has worked in different university institutes at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and as a post doc at Yale University (USA). His academic education is in meteorology (Masters and PhD) and human biology (PhD). His main areas of research have been effects of atmospheric processes (heat/cold, UV radiation, air pressure fluctuations) and air pollutants (ozone, particles) on humans and the general assessment of environmental risks. Currently his research focus is on trends of natural catastrophes and their drivers and on climate change effects on insurance industry in general. Prof. Hoeppe is scientific member of many scientific societies and has held expert functions in different UN-Organisations. He is founder and Chairman of the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative and one of the initiators of the Desertec Industrial Initiative. He has been appointed as Climate Change Advisor of the Bavarian State Government and Chair of the “Finance-Forum: Climate Change” of the German Federal Government.

Events

07.12.17

Second Conference on Financial Networks and Sustainability

This three-day conference (January 17-19, 2018), organized by FINEXUS (Center for Financial...


09.11.17

GCF @ COP23 in Bonn: discussing green growth and how to turn climate risks into opportunities (copy 1)

The Global Climate Forum e.V., the University of Zurich and IIASA, together with partners from...


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News

04.12.17

An Open Invitation to Participate in the GREEN-WIN Survey

A guiding element of the GREEN WIN Project is the Global Dialogue, which aims to produce shared...


22.09.17

GCF and the DOLFINS Consortium replied to the EU consultation on Sustainable Finance

The EU High-level expert group (HLEG) on Sustainable Finance has invited all citizens to provide...


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