Patrick Fankhauser is Head of Sales and Business Development at Inrate, an independent sustainability rating agency based in Switzerland. Inrate and has more than 25 years of experience in linking its know-how on sustainability with the financial markets. Patrick Fankhauser is in particular responsible for the development of customized sustainability solutions for asset managers and asset owners. Prior to joining Inrate, Patrick Fankhauser co-founded and built up the first private energy efficiency fund, which finances projects to reduce the energy consumption and carbon emissions of buildings and industrial facilities, at Sustainable Investment Partners.
Previously, he worked eight years at Credit Suisse in the service management and real estate sector and amongst others was responsible for the sustainability management of the group. Furthermore, he founded and successfully sold a real estate company and implemented the civil service organization for the Swiss government. Patrick Fankhauser has a master in Economics from the University of Basel and started his career as strategy consultant at the Boston Consulting Group.