Christian has 16 years of business angel, venture capital and private equity experience. In 2012 he co-founded Capnamic Ventures, a fund backed by well-known corporate investors and family offices. Since 2010 Christian is also a member of the investment committee of Barcelona-based Active Venture Partners.
Christian was previously a Senior Partner of 3i, managed a large portfolio of companies, headed the German venture capital unit and was member of 3i’s global venture investment committee. In his career he led numerous investments, IPO’s and trade exits covering a wide range of technology sectors including Digital Media, Software, Biotech and Cleantech.
Christian holds a Masters degree in Physics from the Fridericiana University, Karlsruhe, Germany as well as a Diploma in International Affairs from The Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Bologna, Italy.