Irene Feige heads the Circular Economy Strategy Initiative and is Co-Head of Climate Strategy of BMW Group since January 2020. Irene is convinced that achieving sustainability leadership means systematic transformation of the company across the whole value chain.
Heading the Institute for Mobility Research in Munich, a research establishment of BMW Group, Irene also takes a systematic approach in analyzing future challenges in a cross-sectoral setting in the realm of mobility of the future. Future scenarios for the transport sector in the next 20 years represent the main research area of the Institute. Since this year the institute has a new research focus on sustainability.
Before joining BMW Group in 2006 Irene Feige was an assistant professor at the Institute for Public Finance at University of Innsbruck. Irene Feige holds a Ph.D. in economics.