“Women Energize Women” conference
ICM – International Congress Center
Munich, Germany
12 May 2022

Tanja Faller

Head of Energy and Climate, GIZ Tunisia
Germany

Tanja Faller is an internationally renowned pioneer in the field of sustainable and green energy finance. She started her international career at the World Bank, where she established her first green investments . Ever since, she has been working various management positions in the field of sustainable investment focusing on energy transition and infrastructure at multilateral banks and at a German institutional investor. Before joining GIZ in 2017, she worked as a Senior Investment Manager at MEAG, the asset management company of one of the world’s largest reinsurance companies, Munich RE, where she was responsible for growing the MEAGs infrastructure project finance activities across emerging markets. Tanja graduated with a master’s degree in international finance and International Development from Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Washington DC, and holds an M.A. in Regional Science from the University of Cologne, Germany. Tanja is a Young Leader of the American Council on Germany, an alumna of the German Academic Foundation and a member of the Tönissteiner KreisGenerationCEO, awarded her as a “Manager of the Year 2014.” She is a fellow of the League of Intrapreneurs and is part of their Fellows Council. Today, Tanja heads GIZ’s work on Energy and Climate in Tunisia.