Astrid Zwick Head Allianz Group Sustainability Strat?c Allianz Since february 2000: in charge of the scientific project management of the Allianz Group strategy ?sustainable development" and Head of the Allianz Group Sustainability Office. From 1994 to 1996: post-doctorate grantholder and from 1997 to 2000 scientific officer at the Institute for Technological Prospective Studies of the Joint Research Center (JRC) of the European Commission in Sevilla, Spain: in charge of policy advice on the analysis of political, technological and economic options for the reduction of greenhouse gases on the mandate of the European Parliament and the European Commission. Working in and co-ordinating selected international projects and strategies: - Environment and security - Risk management of the european water industry - Environment and health (as temporary advisor to the WHO) - Co-operation with the Forum "the Finance sector and Environment" of the British Eco-nomic and Social Research Committee (ESRC) From 1990 to 1993: PhD study at the Institute for Ecological Chemistry (German Joint Research Center for Environment and Health (GSF)), Munich, on the research topic of the impact of climate change on ecosystems. From 1982 to 1988: University study Geology/Paleontology at the Ludwigs-Maximilians-University in Munich including several industrial internships such as with Law Testing Engineering Company, subsidiary of Price Waterhouse Coopers. Selected Publications - Webb, T.III, Crowley, T.J., Frenzel, B., Gliemeroth, A.-K., Jouzel, J., Labeyrie, L., Prentice, I.C., Rind, D., Ruddiman, W.F., Sarntheim, M., Zwick, A. (1993): Use of Paleoclimatic Data as Analogs for Understanding Future Global Changes. Group Report, in: Eddy, J.A. & Oeschger, H. (eds.): Global Changes in the Perspective of the Past, Dahlem Workshop Reports, August 1993. - Zwick, A. (1996): Climate change: analysis of causes, impacts and options.- CCR-Report for the Committee of Environment, Public Health and Consumer Protection of the European Parliament. EUR 16402 EN. - Zwick, A. & Canarelli, P. (1996): Climate sensitivity analysis using neural networks. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 5, 700-705. - Zwick, A. (1997): Environment and Health. IPTS-Report, 17, p. 37, European Commission, JRC. - Zwick, A. (1998): Climate change: research and policy. Kyoto and Beyond - Climate Research and Climate Policy Briefing.- CCR-Update No. 10/part II. EUR 17725 EN. - WHO (1999): Early human health effects of climate change. Report of a WHO/EURO International Workshop, WHO/ECEH Rome Division, Italy, 21-23 May 1998, Preparatory Working Document for the 3rd Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health, London, in 1999. - EC-ETAN (1999): Climate change and the challenge for research, technological development and innovation policy. ETAN (European Technology Assessment) Working Paper, European Commission. - Calenbuhr, V. & Zwick, A. (1999): Climate change policy and the role of the financial industry. Presentation of a discussion paper at the M.O.R.E. 14 Seminar on "Global Climate Change ?| research on RTD (research, technology, development) policy in the EU and its meaning for insurance". London, UK, 16-17 September 1999. - Zwick, A. & Novak,O. (2001): Climate Change Challenges. Allianz Global Risk Report 1/2000. - Zwick, A.(2002): Interview on the role of the finance sector concerning sustainability. Energie & Management, Special Report 2002. - VW Environmental Report (2003): Interview of Astrid Zwick on the co-operation between Volks-wagen and Allianz with regard to sustainability research. - Albertshause, U., Malanowski, N. (2004): Innovation- and technology analysis in management. Perspectives for the strategic corporate governance. Publication of the German Associatiopn of Engineers with contributions of Haag, K.-H., Zwick, A.& Scha?Nffer, U., Campus Verlag.