Dr. Armin Haas

Senior Researcher
Head: Integrated Risk Governance

tel +49 30-2060738-12

IASS Potsdam
Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V.
Berliner Straße 130
14467 Potsdam, Germany

Armin Haas is employed at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), there he is member of the Systemic Risk research group.

In the membership network of GCF he leads the Integrated Risk Governance research line.

His main research foci concern the economic, ecological, and social sustainability of the financial system, and innovative contributions to the management and governance of systemic risks. In particular, his research focuses on innovative approaches for the management of large-scale complex uncertainties.

Armin Haas holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany. From 2000-2012, he worked as a senior scientist at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and headed the research group Bayesian Risk Management.

Armin Haas is the co-founder and treasurer of MCII, the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative, and a co-founder of TheCompensators*. Together with colleagues from PIK and IIASA, he conceived the SuperSmart Grid.