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Anthesis Strengthens Mainland Europe Sustainability Services with Appointment of Philipp Rosenthal

29 October 2019

Frankfurt, 22 October 2019. Anthesis is pleased to announce the expansion of its sustainability consultancy expertise in Mainland Europe with the appointment of new Associate Director, Philipp Rosenthal.

Based in Germany, Philipp will work alongside the established team of eight experts based in Frankfurt, reporting into Managing Director of Germany, Frank Schmidt. Philipp’s appointment adds new capabilities to the German team, who lead on environmental due diligence and transaction projects for clients in industries such as technology, automotive and communications.

Philipp will provide sustainability and circular economy consulting with particular emphasis on sustainability strategy and reporting, carbon emission mitigation, energy management and human rights consultancy. He will also be responsible for carrying out research, engaging with stakeholders and consulting businesses, government, international NGOs and institutions.

Previous to his role at Anthesis, Philipp worked for Ernst & Young, overseeing the operations of the Middle East and North Africa Climate Change & Sustainability Services team for more than three years. Through his leadership, they were recognized as the fastest growing team in the European, Middle East and African regions, delivering outstanding results for the market.

On his appointment, Philipp said "I’m delighted to be joining Anthesis and strengthening their sustainability expertise in Germany. Anthesis is the leader in building organizational resilience to climate change, and I wanted to be at the forefront of this important work. I look forward to being able to work both locally and globally with the wider sustainability teams.”

On Philipp joining the team in Frankfurt, Frank Schmidt, Managing Director of Anthesis GmbH said “We’re very pleased to welcome Philipp to our team in Germany, expanding our capabilities in the region beyond transaction services and into expertise on sustainability, climate change and human rights. Philipp will be an asset to the wider business, and we’re excited to utilize his knowledge of the sustainability agenda in the Middle East and Africa.”

Philipp has a background in Cleantech Engineering, Policy Development and Environmental Economics. He is certified as a LEGO® Serious Play® facilitator, SA8000 Auditor and ISO 50001 Lead Auditor. In recognition of his work, he has also been awarded the Japanese Ritsumeikan Award Gold in 2013 for contributions to freedom, peace and humanity, and, as co-founder of Project 189, was a finalist for the global Nelson Mandela Walk Together Prize. He has consulted heads of state, ministries and utilities as well as business leaders in a variety of sectors.


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Kirsten Doddy
Global Head of Marketing and Communications, Anthesis Group.

Tel: +44 01865 250 818

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About Anthesis

Anthesis is a global sustainability services and solutions provider, which believes that commercial success and sustainability go hand in hand. We develop financially driven sustainability strategies, underpinned by technical expertise and delivered by innovative collaborative teams across the world.

The company combines the reach of big professional services groups with the deep expertise of boutiques. Anthesis has clients across industry sectors from corporate multinationals such as Reckitt Benckiser, Cisco, Tesco, The North Face and Target.  The company brings together expertise from countries around the world and has offices in the U.S., Canada, Colombia, the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Andorra, Finland, China, the Philippines and the Middle East.


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