CIO Infrastructure Equity, Allianz Global Investors
Armin Sandhoevel joined Allianz Global Investors in 2012 as CIO Infrastructure Equity. In his function, he covers energy-related infrastructure topics and is responsible for the development of energy infrastructure and impact investment products for third party investors. His track record shows three successfully closed SICAV-SIF vehicles with a cumulative capacity of more than 800MW. Together with his dedicated team, he is responsible for more than 1.6 billion dollars of AuMs. In December 2017, he relocated to New York. Ever since he has been working on the global expansion of his business model and currently offers to his clients a global vehicle with a focus on Northern America for investments.
Before Armin joined Allianz Global Investors, he founded Allianz Climate Solutions in 2007 – the global competence centre 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 neutralisation 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 Counsellor of the German Chapter of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation.
Armin holds a PhD in economics and social sciences.