Bastian is leading the team that develops the GRI Standards, the most widely used global sustainability reporting standards with over 10,000 companies across more than 100 countries applying the GRI Standards in their reporting.
He is the spokesperson for the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB).
Bastian has 15+ years experience in sustainability reporting standard setting across the whole spectrum of economic, environmental, social and governance topics and a proven track-record in facilitating consensus-seeking processes in global multi-stakeholder settings.
Bastian has public-speaking and stakeholder engagement experience in more than 45 countries.
He is a graduate of the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (Master of Science, Business Administration) and Maastricht University (Bachelor of Science, Economics).