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Christoph Oliver Frehsee

Christoph Oliver Frehsee frehsee
I'm-not-a-bot
@stanford
Personal bio
Christoph Frehsee is an adjunct professor at Stanford University and former co-founder and President of sustainable fashion and lifestyle brand, Amour Vert. In 2004, Christoph began his career as founder of MineWolf Systems, the world's leading provider of mechanical landmine clearing solutions. He led the engineering and manufacturing efforts of the company, and established MineWolf Systems as a leader in the field of humanitarian land mine clearance. He oversaw operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and eventually sold the company in 2008. At Amour Vert, he was committed to bringing sustainability to the forefront. By meticulously maintaining supply chain integrity and reducing the brand's environmental impact every step of the way, Amour Vert is engineering a new paradigm in fashion. Christoph's passion for a cleaner world and sustainable future is also reflected in Amour Vert's Plant a T(r)EE program, in partnership with American Forests®, through which a tree is planted for every t-shirt sold. At Stanford University Christoph teaches "New Frontiers and Opportunities in Sustainabilityâ". An interdisciplinary exploration of how companies, government and non-profit organizations address some of the world's most significant environmental & resource sustainability challenges. Christoph is a passionate angel investor interested in the intersection of sustainability, technology and social responsibility. Christoph received his MBA and MS in Environment and Resources from Stanford University in 2012 and his Diplom-Kaufmann degree from WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany in 2004. He lives in Palo Alto with his wife, Linda, and his son and enjoys surfing, cooking, reading about healthy living and watching Stanford Cardinal basketball.

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