Dr. Armin Haas

Dr. Armin Haas

Senior Research Associate

Armin Haas is a senior researcher in the Systemic Risk project of the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), and leads the IASS activities within the EU Horizon 2020 projects Dolfins and Green-Win. 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. He also leads the Integrated Risk Governance research line at the Global Climate Forum (GCF). His research there focuses on innovative approaches for the management of large-scale complex uncertainties. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany. Before joining IASS, 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.