Climate Risk Services (CRS) was founded by Gerhard Mulder and Stephanie Gnissios. Both hold a MBA from Said Business School at Oxford University.
Gerhard Mulder – CEO
Gerhard Mulder has been working on climate change since graduating from Columbia University in 1998 with a degree in environmental economics and policy. His career spanned both the public and private sector, having worked in consulting in Washington DC, environmental markets on Wall Street, and for the Dutch government, Dutch banks (ABN AMRO and Rabobank) and a leading non-profit (IUCN) in the Netherlands. He completed his MBA at Oxford in 2018.
Stephanie Gnissios – COO
Stephanie Gnissios is focused on accelerating the integration of Sustainability/Social & Environmental Impact factors into strategic decision-making, operations, and risk management, with a particular focus on climate risk and a particular interest in transition sectors. Her professional background spans analytics and problem‐solving as an Engineer through to planning, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting as a Project Manager. Stephanie’s technical experience is complemented by a governance and business understanding built from holding non‐executive director roles for non‐profit organizations, startups, and undertaking an Executive MBA at Oxford University.
Willemien van der Wielen – Climate Risk Analyst
Willemien has been working for Climate Risk Services since August 2019 where she focuses on the physical and transitional risks that climate change poses to various sectors. She combines her work with studying for a masters degree in Environmental Sciences with a focus on environmental change and ecosystems at Utrecht University. Prior to joining CRS, she interned at Climate Adaptation Services (CAS) developing content for the Dutch knowledge portal for climate adaptation, climate data communication through (story)maps and creating a climate atlas for Kenya. In that same year, she interned at ICIMOD in Kathmandu, Nepal.