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Patrick Bürgi

Director, Innovation

Patrick Bürgi is a sustainability entrepreneur and expert with over 17 years of experience in carbon markets, climate policy, corporate sustainability and impact investing. He is a co-founder of both the myclimate Foundation in 2002 and South Pole in 2006.

From 2012 to 2014, Patrick was in charge of diversifying South Pole's business model through the creation of a new business line focused on advisory services for the public and the private sector - with a focus on climate policy, climate finance and carbon markets. Between 2015 and 2018, Patrick led South Pole's offering and activities within the public sector – with a focus on advisory services, R&D and innovation.Today, Patrick is in charge of strategy and business development under South Pole's youngest business line titled Funds & Platforms, with a focus on Impact Funds and impact-oriented multi-stakeholder platforms to tackle major sustainability challenges.

Patrick holds a M.Sc. in mechanical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.

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