Dr. Karine Kleinhaus

Director, Sustainable Finance

Area of Expertise: ESG, Hydrogen, Geothermal, hard-to-abate sector decarbonization pathways

Media Contact:Shruti Chowdhary

Karine Kleinhaus is the Director of Sustainable Finance at EDF. She leads research and strategic initiatives to mobilize the finance sector in accelerating the clean energy transition. Her diverse expertise bridges the gap between scientific insights and real-world solutions to drive change. Karine has worked as an Associate Professor of Marine Biology and Conservation, an executive in the biotechnology industry, and a physician researcher. She holds a B.A. from Princeton University, a master’s degree in marine biology and Conservation from Stony Brook University, and an M.D. from Tel Aviv University.

Karine Kleinhaus