Professor Christian Schmitt, Senior Adviser

Professor Christian Schmitt is Professor of Business Administration at the Hochschule der Bayerischen Wirtschaft (HDBW, Bavarian School of Economics) in Munich. He also advises asset managers and institutional investors on risk management, alternative investments and advanced analytics.

As former Managing Director of risklab, a company of Allianz Global Investors, he headed the Investment & Risk Consulting division and has many years of expertise in advising institutional investors on asset allocation, asset liability management and risk management. Further professional stations include Deutsche Bank AG and the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) as well as a FinTech.

Christian holds a diploma in industrial engineering from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and a PhD in finance from University of Mannheim. The CFA Charterholder is also a lecturer at the DVFA (German Association for Financial Analysis and Asset Management) and a lecturer at the Technical University of Munich.