Allianz Climate Solutions (ACS) serves as the center of competence for climate change with a focus on renewable energy. ACS offers insurance services and advisory services on financing issues for renewable energy projects to both external clients and Allianz entities. Furthermore, ACS is responsible for climate-related strategy development of Allianz and serves as catalyst for climate-related product development.
ACS acts as a
- Broker for insurance solutions for renewable energy technologies
- Advisor, evaluator and supporter for renewable energy projects
- Developer of strategies and climate-related products, as well as an advisor on all topics related to climate change
- An incubator for Allianz initiatives and projects related to climate change
ACS is a subsidiary of Allianz Asset Management GmbH.
Dario Danelutti joined Allianz Climate Solutions GmbH (ACS) in 2008. As Head of its Renewable Energy Unit he oversees ACS’ renewable energy center of competence and related sales activities (Insurance Services & Risk Advisory), with a focus on innovative insurance solutions, and project and risk analysis. In May 2016 Mr. Danelutti was appointed Managing Director (Geschäftsführer). Until 2008, he was Client Manager and Underwriter for Mid Corp business at Frankfurter Versicherungs-AG.
Mr. Danelutti has more than 23 years of experience within the insurance industry and thereof 11 years in the renewable energies sector with the main focus on sales / sales strategy and risk assessment. He holds a degree as Certified Insurance Specialist and is a guest lecturer at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.
Simone Ruiz-Vergote joined Allianz Climate Solutions (ACS) in 2012. Prior to this position, she worked for over five years on the intersection of financial and climate legislation in Brussels, a.o. as head of the Brussels office for the International Emissions Trading Association.
Simone is responsible for the Climate Strategy of Allianz Group. Under her leadership, the Climate Advisory team drives the integration of climate-related risks and opportunities into core business functions from asset management to insurance products. Moreover, the team is steering climate-related positioning of Allianz Group and running prestigious research partnerships, inter alia related to transition and physical climate risks for the financial sector.
Simone has been appointed as ACS’ Managing Director in April 2017.
She is also a Board member of the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII), the leading innovation laboratory on climate change and insurance. Simone studied economics and politics and is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM©).