Armin Sandhoevel joined Allianz Global Investors in 2012 as the global CIO for Infrastructure Equity. In his function, he covers impact related Green infrastructure topics and he is responsible for the development of corresponding products for third party investors. His track record shows several successfully closed fund vehicles with a cumulative capacity of more than 1 GW. Together with his dedicated team, he is responsible for more than 1.5 billion euros of Assets under Management in Europe and in the US.
Before Armin joined Allianz Global Investors, he founded Allianz Climate Solutions in 2007 - the global competence center of the Allianz Group with respect to climate as well as cleantech matters - and acted as its CEO for 7 consecutive years. For Allianz, he set up a carbon-related portfolio investing in emerging markets which his team is managing to date and which serves the carbon neutralization strategy of the Allianz Group.
Previously, he had been Head of Carbon Risk and had led the risk management of renewable energy at Dresdner Bank AG.
Until today, Armin has gained more than two decades of specific expertise in investment management, emissions trading and renewable energy project financing. He advises national and international institutions. Last but not least, he is Counselor of the German Chapter of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation.
Armin holds a PhD in economics and social sciences.