Advisor and Co-Founder
Kristian is a Co-founder and Advisor to UpEnergy. He is a founding director of Climate Wedge Ltd, an independent environmental investment advisory firm pursuing principal investments in, and providing asset management and financial advisory services for the carbon, clean energy and environmental markets. Over the last 20-years Kristian’s career has covered global and regional climate finance mechanisms, carbon- and green energy technology markets through leading positions in corporate and institutional climate change strategy consulting, emission reduction project development and investment fund advisory. He has advised several blue-chip corporations, large investment funds and project developers on carbon finance transactions, project finance and carbon market and policy analysis. Today he is acting as co-fund manager to a distributed solar fund and an energy efficiency loan aggregation and green bond securitization program. Prior to Climate Wedge, Kristian was Associate Director in the Climate Change Services team in in PricewaterhouseCoopers’s Energy Corporate Finance practice in London. Kristian has also worked as Director for Carbon Finance for Wärtsilä Oyj. He holds a M.Sc. (Econ) from Hanken School of Economics and is a CEFA-certified financial analyst.