Martin Ewald has more than eight years of experience in Renewable Energy, investment management, project finance and consulting. Martin joined Allianz SE/Allianz Climate Solutions in 2007 as co-head of the investment team, and investment manager. He led investments in real assets like Renewable Energy Projects and Forestry Based Carbon Projects in developing and growing economies. In 2012, Martin joined the Infrastructure Equity team at AllianzGI GmbH as co-head of portfolio management. Since 2013 he has been head of strategy, and supports the CIO in all strategic operations, and in the development of new investment vehicles. In the past, Martin worked at financial institutions including Dresdner Bank, Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank in the investment management sector, as well as at IBM as a business consultant. Since 2010 he has been a PhD candidate at the Technical University of Dresden. Martin holds a Master’s degree in Science from the University of Exeter, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration (Diplom-Kaufmann) from the University of Mannheim.