Dr Werner Schnappauf

Chairman of the German Council for Sustainable Development

Former Minister of State, Free State of Bavaria, Former CEO and Member of the Presidium of the Federation of the German Industries (BDI e.V.)

Dr. Schnappauf is partner at GvW Graf von Westphalen law firm and CEO of Schnappauf Consulting. Among his clients is Bank of America to which he is senior advisor since 2011.
In his decades-long career, Dr. Schnappauf has acquired broad experience in the fields of economy, ecology, and sustainability. He served as State Minister for Environmental Protection, chairman of the conference of environmental ministers in Germany, and was a member of the Federal Assembly. He sat on the Supervisory Board of Allianz Deutschland and currently serves on the Board of Trustees for both the Allianz Environment Foundation (Allianz Umweltstiftung) and the University of Munich’s ifo Institute. At Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, he presides over the Circle on Energy Law and Policy. In 2016, Chancellor Angela Merkel appointed Dr. Schnappauf to the German Council for Sustainable Development and in 2020, he was elected as the Council’s Chair.

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