Robert Werner

Robert Werner

+49 (0)40 39 10 69 89-24

Diploma Geography
Managing Director


  • Management and policy advice on climate neutrality
  • Decarbonisation strategies for companies and municipalities
  • Advising investors and energy suppliers on the energy transition and on the development and evaluation of strategies and business models
  • Strategic coordination of consulting and research projects, especially on verification systems and climate strategies

Robert Werner is one of the founders of Hamburg Institut. His consulting focus is on corporate and political consulting on climate neutrality and decarbonisation as well as strategy and business development for companies in the energy industry. He has already led numerous consulting and research projects on climate strategies in industry and on verification systems for renewable energies. In addition, he is the managing director of greenmiles GmbH, a subsidiary of Hamburg Institut specialising in greenhouse gas accounting, climate reporting and climate financing.

Robert Werner is a member of the Advisory Board of dena-Marktoffensive and of the Association Council of the Genossenschaftlicher Prüfungsverband für Dienstleistung, Immobilien und Handel e. V. (Cooperative Auditing Association for Services, Real Estate and Trade).

Professional experience & qualification

Before founding Hamburg Institut, the geography graduate worked for ten years in the renewable energy sector as a board member and managing director. His professional experience includes the establishment and development of companies, electricity and gas procurement and sales, the construction and financing of wind, water and photovoltaic plants, and the storage industry. Robert Werner has known and analysed energy policy for over 20 years. After his studies, he first worked as a management consultant and as a consultant for energy taxes and energy policy as well as a research assistant at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Mannheim.

Robert Werner is a certified Product Owner (Scrum Alliance).