Dr Axel Hesse (SD-M®) has been advising asset owners, investment managers and politicians since 2001 with respect to performance-enhancing sustainable asset management. He has more than 18 years of experience in the area of sustainable investment, e.g. launch of the first investment product worldwide based on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, with HVB Group in October 1999.
Hesse has a graduate degree in business administration with a focus in asset management, accounting and controlling, as well as sustainability management. He was awarded his doctorate from the Leipzig Graduate School of Management for “Sustainable Development Management – Political and Business Strategies for Banks”.