Founder & Managing Partner // denkstatt
Christian Plas is one of the founders and managing directors of the denkstatt group, an international sustainability consultancy. His core competencies are in the fields of corporate sustainability and the development of corporate strategies for industry, financial service providers, and energy suppliers. He has been one of the first environmental auditors and accredited environmental verifiers since 1995. In addition to his work as a managing director and expert, he is a member of various advocacy groups, including the committees for resources, energy, and ecology, as well as education and social policy of the Federation of Austrian Industries, engaging in sustainable development, energy, and finance. Furthermore, he has supported and chaired numerous juries (logistics, pension funds, green brands,...) and holds lectures on sustainable development. His background includes a technical diploma and a Ph.D. in biotechnology from the University of Natural Resources and Life Science Vienna.