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Nico Rosberg      

Sustainability Entrepreneur & Formula 1 World Champion

Nico Rosberg was born in 1985 in Wiesbaden, Germany, the son of Formula One™ World Champion Keke Rosberg and German mother Gesine Rosberg. He grew up in Monaco and attended the international school there.

Rosberg started a career in motorsport at a young age and entered Formula One™ in 2006, driving for Williams F1 and later Mercedes AMG Petronas. In his eleven-year career at the pinnacle of motorsport, Nico Rosberg took 23 Grand Prix victories and 30 pole positions. In 2016, he won the World Championship with the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team. Five days after the title win, he announced his retirement as an active driver to focus on a very different career.

Since leaving Formula One™, Nico Rosberg has been dedicating his work to promote sustainable change through green technologies. Rosberg is invested in numerous alternative mobility start-ups such as Lilium, Volocopter, What3Words, Tier and Chargepoint. He is also an investor and shareholder of the all-electric racing series Formula E.

As an investor, Nico Rosberg is also part of the cast of the German reality TV show "Die Höhle der Löwen" focusing on the quest for promising new startups in the sustainability space.

In 2019, Nico Rosberg co-founded the GREENTECH FESTIVAL, a global platform for sustainable innovation, which attracted almost 40,000 visitors at its premiere and takes place annually in Berlin and other European cities.

Rosberg is further the founder and CEO of Rosberg X Racing competing in Extreme E - a racing series highlighting the impact of climate change and promoting the adoption of electric vehicles in the quest for a lower carbon future.

Nico Rosberg's motivation as an entrepreneur is fueled by the will to drive positive change for society and mankind. He pursues this approach not only in his business activities, but also as an ambassador for sustainable change working with partners such as EnBW, Sunreef Yachts, Bianchi and Jungheinrich.

Rosberg received numerous awards for his commitment to sustainable change, a.o. the 2018 "GreenTec Entrepreneur of the Year" award, the 2020 “Aufbruch Award” and the 2021 "European Cultural Award" for the environment.

He speaks five languages fluently and lives with his wife Vivian and daughters Alaïa and Naila in Monaco and Ibiza.


Formula One great Nico Rosberg previews the Singapore Grand Prix
The former F1 champ Rosberg describes what makes the Singapore Grand Prix such a difficult race.

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