Nikolaus Hastreiter

Research Assistant - Transition Pathway Initiative, LSE

Nikolaus Hastreiter


Nikolaus is a Research Assistant at the Grantham Research Institute, he currently works on the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI). TPI is a global, asset-owner led initiative which assesses companies’ preparedness for the transition to a low carbon economy.


Prior to joining the Grantham Research Institute, Nikolaus worked as a consultant at Deloitte in the Sustainability and ESG services team in Paris. He conducted various assurance related engagements and advised corporates on different climate-related matters. Previously he had interned as an ESG analyst at Vigeo Eiris where he assessed companies based on their ESG performance.

Nikolaus graduated with a Distinction and Best Overall Performance Prize in the MSc “Development Studies” from the London School of Economics. He also holds a Franco-German Double Degree in Political and Social Sciences from Sciences Po Bordeaux and the University of Stuttgart.

Research interests

  • Sustainable Finance
  • Sustainable Development and Climate Change