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Director & Portfolio Manager
Michael joined Deutsche Bank in 2011 and focuses on debt investments into businesses active in the food and trade sector, renewable energy projects which includes electrification. Michael further oversees the investment activities into financial institutions. Michael’s primary responsibility is leading the investment mandate from the Africa Agriculture and Trade Investment Fund while he is further engaged setting up and managing investment funds that target a reduction of green house gas emissions globally through their investment activity and/or financial inclusion. Funds follow public-private-partnership structures with public funding enabling the mobilization of private sector capital or, alternatively, purely privately set up investment funds. A further range of products concludes adaptation projects that enable private sector capital to support the adaptation of societies to the inevitable stage of the changing climate. In this context, Michael is responsible for the accreditation status of Deutsche Bank group with the Green Climate Fund (GCF).
Michael holds a diploma in management from the Catholic University Eichstaett-Ingolstadt. He speaks German (native), English (fluent), French (conversational) and Russian (basic).