Before joining Gimv in 2015, Sven was heading Deloitte’s Corporate Finance Advisory as a Managing Partner for twelve years. Large corporates (such as BASF, Deutsche Telekom, Lufthansa, Siemens and Volkswagen) but also Private Equity-homes (Apax, Carlyle, Emeram, EQT, Hannover Finanz, Riverside) and medium-sized companies (Bionade, Jochen Schweizer, Frequentis, MEN, Runnerspoint) were among his clients. His key expertise lies in the consumer/retail and the technology sector. Prior to working for Deloitte Sven was a Partner in a leading management consulting firm and in a medium-sized investment company.
In the course of his professional career Sven guided more than 100 transactions, among them several IPOs, and served as Member of the Board of various companies including Bionade, Bench and Regiolux. Today Sven represents Gimv on the board of Thinkstep and Wemas.
Sven holds a Master’s degree in business economics from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich where he also obtained his PhD in Strategic Management.