ESTS Programme manager, Oxford Sustainable Finance Group
Moritz Baer is the programme manager of the newly created Environmental Stress Testing and Scenario Analysis Programme (ESTS) at the Oxford Sustainable Finance Group at the University of Oxford and an Academic Visitor at the Bank of England. Alongside this, he is a doctoral researcher at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment (SSEE) and the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET). His research focuses on the impact of climate-related risk on the financial system with a focus on climate stress testing and scenario analysis to derive sensitive intervention points for financial policies and assessing the implications for central banks and financial regulators.
Moritz is also a Senior Advisor for 2° Investing Initiative (2DII), an international, non-profit think tank working to align financial markets with the Paris Agreement goals. He previously held positions at the European Central Bank, Directorate Générale Macroprudential Policy and Financial Stability as a Trainee in Sustainable Finance, at the Ecological Economics Institute at WU in Vienna and and as a member of the Secretariat for the Finance Sector Expert Group for Race to Zero and Race to Resilience (FSEG), established by the High-Level Climate Champions for Climate Action and the UNFCCC. Before this, he was involved in the project FRANTIC 'Financial Risk and the Impact of Climate Change' in cooperation with the Cambridge Institute for Sustainable Leadership and the Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance.