Michael joined the Sustainable Investments team of DWS in 2011 as portfolio manager and focuses on funds that invest into debt products targeting businesses active in the food-, trade- and renewable energy sector which includes electrification. Michael oversees the investment activities for the group on the African continent and is the responsible portfolio manager for the Africa Agriculture and Trade Investment Fund. Part of the Sustainable Investments team, Michael pursued the initiative to accredit Deutsche Bank AG with the Green Climate Fund as the first private, international bank that obtained approval for an investment concept from the GCF. The mandate focuses on climate mitigation and targets investments in decentralized energy supply solutions from renewable sources designed to expand the availability of clean electrical energy across five African countries.
Michael holds a degree in international business administration from the Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt.