Winner of the 2021 Social and Environmental Sustainability Award
Oliver Bäte was born on March 1, 1965 in Bensberg. After graduating from high school, he completed an apprenticeship as a banker at the Westdeutsche Landesbank in Cologne. From 1987 to 1988 he did his military service in the Air Force Tactical Training Command in Decimomannu / Sardinia (Italy). He then studied business administration from 1988 to 1993 at the University of Cologne and the Leonard Stern School of Business at New York University, completing a Master of Business Administration.