As Director Climate Action, Alex leads the corporate climate program "Safe Operating Space 1.5" (SOS 1.5), a global, cross-value chain business platform facilitating collaboration to accelerate and unlock decarbonization solutions to limit the earth’s temperature rise to 1.5°C. Alex holds 20 years of experience working across countries and industries on corporate sustainability. For the past 11 years, he worked at BMW Group, most recently as Head of Climate Strategy and ESG Standards. In 2020, BMW Group set itself ambitious, SBTi validated climate targets across all scopes. Alex also worked as a Director for SustainAbility in London, a global strategy consultancy and think tank, and as a research associate for IMD Lausanne. Alex completed a Ph.D. in strategic management and holds a major in business administration and electrical engineering. He is a member of various sustainability organizations, including the German Association of the Club of Rome and the Responsible Leaders Network of the BMW Foundation.