Friedrich joined the Gimv Smart Industries team in 2018.
Prior to this, he worked in London first at JP Morgan as a commodity trader with a specialisation in industrial metals, and later on as an M&A and merchant banker for PMB Capital. In this role, he worked closely with entrepreneurs and family owned businesses in German-speaking Europe to develop long-term and sustainable financing solutions (both debt & equity), often working with complex capital structures.
Friedrich obtained a BA (Hons) in Economics & International Relations (Lancaster University Management School), an LL.M in Law & Economics (Universiteit Rotterdam, Universität Hamburg, UC Berkeley), as well as an M.A. in Christian Theology (University of London).