CNBC ESG Council

Nico Rosberg

Nico Rosberg, Sustainability Entrepreneur and F1 World Champion
Courtesy of Nico Rosberg

Nico Rosberg is a sustainability entrepreneur and the 2016 Formula One™World Champion.

Since his retirement from Formula One at the end of 2016, Rosberg has invested in a number of green technologies and mobility start-ups such as Lilium, Volocopter, What3Words, TIER Mobility and FIA Formula E.

In 2019, he founded the Greentech Festival, a global platform for leading green technologies and a sustainable lifestyle, and in 2020 Rosberg founded Rosberg X Racing, a team he resides over as CEO and set up to compete in Extreme E - the all-electric, off-road racing series.

Since 2020, Rosberg has also been a judge on the TV show "Die Höhle der Löwen", the German version of the BBC's "Dragons' Den", with the aim of funding sustainable and future-orientated start-ups.