Person Detail

Christian Opitz

Christian Opitz

Christian Opitz

Dr. oec.

Head of Competence Center

Energy Lab ITEM-HSG
Büro 28-001
Bodanstrasse 6
9000 St. Gallen
Fields of research

Strategic management in the utilities and waste management sector

Business model analysis/innovation

(Mega) trends and positioning

Further fields of research

Brazil and Latin America

International competitiveness of manufacturing industries


International Visitor Leadership Program on Energy Efficiency (US Department of State)

Visiting Scholarship Columbia University

Visiting Scholarship Fundação Getulio Vargas

‘Doing Business in Brazil’-Programm Fundação Getulio Vargas

CAS Management of Utility Companies Executive School University of St.Gallen

PhD International Business University of St.Gallen

Dipl.-Kfm. (Master equivalent) University of Mannheim

B.A. University of Applied Sciences of Ingolstadt

Commercial headquarters apprenticeship Siemens AG (‘Stammhauslehre’)


Latin America Award of the University of St.Gallen