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Dr. Thomas Schmitt
  • Acathia Capital since 2013

  • 7 years Winterthur Insurance (Credit Suisse Group), Member of the Executive Board

  • 5 years McKinsey & Co., Financial Institutions Group, Project Manager

  • 2 years Deutsche Bank, Controlling

  • MBA, PhD Business Administration

Managing Partner
Frank Dausy
  • Acathia Capital since 2014

  • 7 years Ageas Continental Europe, MD Corporate Development

  • 2 years Fortis Insurance, SVP Corporate Planning

  • 1 year Fortis Insurance Europe, CEO

  • 1 year Fortis, Director of Credit Communications

  • 7 y. Fortis Investor Relations Manager

​Investment Principal
Benelux, France
Bertram Valentin
  • Acathia Capital since 2013

  • 16 years Standard Life Germany, CEO

  • 5 years Aachener & Muenchener Insurance Group France, CFO

  • MBA (INSEAD), M.Sc. Mathematics

​Investment Principal
Life Insurance
Ekkehardt von Knebel Doeberitz
  • Acathia Capital since 2013

  • 10 years Asset Management Consultant

  • 7 years Baring Asset, Management, CEO

  • 3 years Paribas Investment, MD

  • 6 years Metzler Investment, Director

  • 3 years JP Morgan, International Client Advisor

  • MBA (Goethe University Frankfurt)

​Investment Principal
Asset Management
Andreas Gärtner
  • Acathia Capital since 2015

  • 4 years Hortarius Finance, Founding Partner

  • 18 y. SMGR Sales Agent at several Investment Banks

  • 3 y. Equity-Trader, DZ Bank Frankfurt

  • Qualified banker and Certified Investment Analyst, DVFA

Investor Relations
Carolin Schmitt
  • Acathia Capital since 2019

  • 2 years Management Consulting, BCG, Switzerland

  • St. Gallen University, Switzerland, M.A. in Strategy and International Management

  • WHU Otto-Beisheim School of Mangement, Vallendar,
    B.Sc. in Business Administration

Investment Manager
Theda Winterbauer
  • Acathia Capital since 2013

  • Admitted as German Rechtsanwältin/
    Syndikusrechtsanwältin

  • Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main

  • First State Exam in Law, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main

Legal/HR
Katharina Kopp
  • Acathia since 2023

  • Goethe University, Frankfurt,
    B.Sc. in Business Administration

Investment Analyst
Dardan Lulaj
  • Acathia Capital since 2020

  • St. Gallen University, Switzerland, M.A. in Accounting and Finance

  • Goethe University, Frankfurt,
    B.Sc. in Business Administration

Investment Manager
Katharina Schmitt
  • Acathia Capital since 2018

  • WHU Otto-Beisheim School of Mangement, Vallendar
    M. Sc. Management

  • Wismar Business School, Wismar
    B.A. Sports Management

  • Goethe University, Frankfurt
    State Exam for Teaching Profession

Real Estate Manager

Senior Advisors

Georg Mehl
  • 15 years Wuerttembergische Insurance Group, CEO

  • 29 years Allianz Insurance Group, MD

  • 10 years Executive Committee Member of the GDV (German Insurance Association)

  • M.A. Management

Insurance
Claes Carlson
  • 13 years Futur Pension (formerly Danica Pension), CEO

  • 3 years WASA Försäkring, Sales director

  • 3 years Swedbank Försäkring, Business area manager

  • 3 years Optimum Försäkringsmäkleri, CEO

  • 6 years Trygg Hansa, Sales

  • Legal Studies, Stockholm University

  • MBA (IESE), M.Sc. Industrial Engineering

Sweden
Prof. Mark Wahrenburg
  • 20 years, Goethe University Frankfurt, Tenured Professor and Chair of Banking and Finance

  • 7 years, Goethe Business School, Founding Dean

  • 3 years, University of Witten/Herdecke, Professor of Finance

  • 1 year, Wharton Business School, Visiting Professor

  • 1 year, McKinsey & Co., Consultant

  • PhD Finance, M.Sc. Business Administration

Regulatory
Michael Fröhls
  • 4 years The Froehls Group, Managing Partner

  • 3 years MetLife,  Head of Strategic Planning

  • 2 years Allianz Group, Head of Program Management

  • 4 years Citigroup, Director of Strategy

  • 6 years McKinsey & Co., Senior Engagement Manager

  • MBA (UT Austin), PhD Fin., M.A. Industrial Economics (WHU)

Real Estate
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