Meet our team.

Our people are what makes Allianz X successful.

We have a top team of talented, passionate colleagues who know our industries inside out. We are a diverse group of people and stronger for it: The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

Learn more about our colleagues by clicking on their photos below.

 

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CEO Office

Dr. Nazim Cetin is the CEO of Allianz X. Nazim has more than a decade of leadership experience in investing, business development and entrepreneurship. Nazim joined Allianz X most recently from media conglomerate Bertelsmann, where he was a Vice President of Corporate Development & New Businesses. Prior, he founded the first German magazine focusing on philosophy and economics agora 42; internationalized the commercial finance division of Maple Bank, and was an advisor for many international VC funds and start-ups. He serves on the Boards of American Well, BIMA, C2FO, N26 and Nauto.

He received his Diplom in Economics from Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, a M.Sc in Economics and Management from Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona, and a Ph.D. in Economics from University Witten-Herdecke.

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Yasmine joined Allianz X at the beginning of 2019. She supports CEO Dr. Nazim Cetin as his Personal Assistant (PA) and is responsible for his most valuable resource: his time. Yasmine plans Nazim’s day-to-day activities, coordinates with his stakeholders, and works to ensure a smooth running of the business.

Prior to joining Allianz X, Yasmine worked as an Executive PA and Leadership Coordinator in global medical devices and pharmaceutical companies.

Yasmine graduated from the University of Verona with a degree in Business and Languages.

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Kevin started at Allianz X as an Associate and now supports our CEO directly as Executive Assistant. Kevin started at Allianz X in summer 2017 after graduating with a B.Sc. from WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management. In 2019 he left Allianz X to complete a Master of Science in Project and Enterprise Management with First Class Honours and returned back to Allianz X afterwards. During his studies, he interned at Siemens AG in Malaysia and Unicredit Bank in Munich. He furthermore helped to build up a London-based property tech strom Seed to Series A as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence.

Kevin co-founded an investment company as well as a food & beverage start-up, is passionate about entrepreneurship, and is excited to work with the next big game changer.

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Alex is a Deal & Project Manager in the CEO Office. He sources, executes, and manages investment opportunities that are of particular relevance and importance to Allianz X’s CEO. In addition, he is responsible for Allianz X’s capital market activities.

Alex joined Allianz X in October 2019 from global asset manager Fidelity International where he was a manager in the Strategy & Planning Team and worked on business strategy, acquisitions, and proprietary investments. Prior to that, he was part of Fidelity’s UK Institutional Team, which he had joined following the completion of his master’s in economics and strategy at Imperial College London.

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Beatrice is Legal Counsel & Data Privacy Officer and joined Allianz X in 2020. She is responsible for all privacy-related issues as well as for Corporate Law and general contractual matters. Beatrice started her professional career in 2017 with Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions at a leading German law firm in Munich. Prior to joining Allianz X, she focused on Data Privacy, Information Technology and Commercial working for a leading international law firm.

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Laura oversees all HR related topics at Allianz X. She joined Allianz at the beginning of 2016, working for the Global Allianz HR Transformation Program in various functions.

She received her Diploma in Law from Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, is a commercial mediator (Munich Center for Dispute Resolution) and holds a Masters in Business & Organizational Psychology from Steinbeis University in Berlin.

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Maya joined Allianz X as an Associate in March, 2019, after already being part of the team as an intern and working student during her studies. Since 2021, she supports our CEO directly as Executive Assistant. Maya holds a Master’s degree in international management from the University of St. Gallen, spending one semester at the City University of Hong Kong. She received her Bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Zurich. Before joining Allianz X, Maya gained valuable working experience in strategy consulting at Simon-Kucher & Partners and private banking at DZ-Privatbank’s Singapore office. She has also worked with the Luxemburgish Embassy in Berlin and for Metro AG in Düsseldorf.

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Jonathan joined Allianz in October 2018. He heads up the legal department of Allianz X and advises on all legal affairs, with a strong focus on investment transactions.

Before Jonathan joined Allianz, he worked with several top-tier law firms, most recently as a legal counsel specializing in venture capital and M&A transactions. During his legal clerkship, Jonathan also worked with the German Foreign Office in Berlin and Phnom Penh.

Jonathan received a doctoral degree (Dr. iur.) from the University of Mannheim and an LL.M. from the University of Cambridge.

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Gregor joined Allianz X in March 2021, taking on responsibility for its public relations and communications.

The Australian-turned-Bavarian received a business degree from the University of Queensland before working in financial services in Sydney, moving to Munich, and learning the local language of the city of laptops and lederhosen. Gregor then freelanced as a consultant until an irresistible job opportunity took him to Allianz SE, the Allianz Group’s headquarters. There, Gregor proceeded to work in various communications and media relations roles before being inexorably drawn to the bleeding edge of fintech and insurtech that is the home turf of Allianz X. It’s here he’s delighted to indulge his twin passions for technology and communications.

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Yasmine joined Allianz X at the beginning of 2019. She supports CEO Dr. Nazim Cetin as his Personal Assistant (PA) and is responsible for his most valuable resource: his time. Yasmine plans Nazim’s day-to-day activities, coordinates with his stakeholders, and works to ensure a smooth running of the business.

Prior to joining Allianz X, Yasmine worked as an Executive PA and Leadership Coordinator in global medical devices and pharmaceutical companies.

Yasmine graduated from the University of Verona with a degree in Business and Languages.

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Kevin started at Allianz X as an Associate and now supports our CEO directly as Executive Assistant. Kevin started at Allianz X in summer 2017 after graduating with a B.Sc. from WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management. In 2019 he left Allianz X to complete a Master of Science in Project and Enterprise Management with First Class Honours and returned back to Allianz X afterwards. During his studies, he interned at Siemens AG in Malaysia and Unicredit Bank in Munich. He furthermore helped to build up a London-based property tech strom Seed to Series A as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence.

Kevin co-founded an investment company as well as a food & beverage start-up, is passionate about entrepreneurship, and is excited to work with the next big game changer.

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Alex is a Deal & Project Manager in the CEO Office. He sources, executes, and manages investment opportunities that are of particular relevance and importance to Allianz X’s CEO. In addition, he is responsible for Allianz X’s capital market activities.

Alex joined Allianz X in October 2019 from global asset manager Fidelity International where he was a manager in the Strategy & Planning Team and worked on business strategy, acquisitions, and proprietary investments. Prior to that, he was part of Fidelity’s UK Institutional Team, which he had joined following the completion of his master’s in economics and strategy at Imperial College London.

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Beatrice is Legal Counsel & Data Privacy Officer and joined Allianz X in 2020. She is responsible for all privacy-related issues as well as for Corporate Law and general contractual matters. Beatrice started her professional career in 2017 with Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions at a leading German law firm in Munich. Prior to joining Allianz X, she focused on Data Privacy, Information Technology and Commercial working for a leading international law firm.

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Laura oversees all HR related topics at Allianz X. She joined Allianz at the beginning of 2016, working for the Global Allianz HR Transformation Program in various functions.

She received her Diploma in Law from Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, is a commercial mediator (Munich Center for Dispute Resolution) and holds a Masters in Business & Organizational Psychology from Steinbeis University in Berlin.

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Maya joined Allianz X as an Associate in March, 2019, after already being part of the team as an intern and working student during her studies. Since 2021, she supports our CEO directly as Executive Assistant. Maya holds a Master’s degree in international management from the University of St. Gallen, spending one semester at the City University of Hong Kong. She received her Bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Zurich. Before joining Allianz X, Maya gained valuable working experience in strategy consulting at Simon-Kucher & Partners and private banking at DZ-Privatbank’s Singapore office. She has also worked with the Luxemburgish Embassy in Berlin and for Metro AG in Düsseldorf.

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Jonathan joined Allianz in October 2018. He heads up the legal department of Allianz X and advises on all legal affairs, with a strong focus on investment transactions.

Before Jonathan joined Allianz, he worked with several top-tier law firms, most recently as a legal counsel specializing in venture capital and M&A transactions. During his legal clerkship, Jonathan also worked with the German Foreign Office in Berlin and Phnom Penh.

Jonathan received a doctoral degree (Dr. iur.) from the University of Mannheim and an LL.M. from the University of Cambridge.

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Gregor joined Allianz X in March 2021, taking on responsibility for its public relations and communications.

The Australian-turned-Bavarian received a business degree from the University of Queensland before working in financial services in Sydney, moving to Munich, and learning the local language of the city of laptops and lederhosen. Gregor then freelanced as a consultant until an irresistible job opportunity took him to Allianz SE, the Allianz Group’s headquarters. There, Gregor proceeded to work in various communications and media relations roles before being inexorably drawn to the bleeding edge of fintech and insurtech that is the home turf of Allianz X. It’s here he’s delighted to indulge his twin passions for technology and communications.

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Yasmine joined Allianz X at the beginning of 2019. She supports CEO Dr. Nazim Cetin as his Personal Assistant (PA) and is responsible for his most valuable resource: his time. Yasmine plans Nazim’s day-to-day activities, coordinates with his stakeholders, and works to ensure a smooth running of the business.

Prior to joining Allianz X, Yasmine worked as an Executive PA and Leadership Coordinator in global medical devices and pharmaceutical companies.

Yasmine graduated from the University of Verona with a degree in Business and Languages.

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Kevin started at Allianz X as an Associate and now supports our CEO directly as Executive Assistant. Kevin started at Allianz X in summer 2017 after graduating with a B.Sc. from WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management. In 2019 he left Allianz X to complete a Master of Science in Project and Enterprise Management with First Class Honours and returned back to Allianz X afterwards. During his studies, he interned at Siemens AG in Malaysia and Unicredit Bank in Munich. He furthermore helped to build up a London-based property tech strom Seed to Series A as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence.

Kevin co-founded an investment company as well as a food & beverage start-up, is passionate about entrepreneurship, and is excited to work with the next big game changer.

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Alex is a Deal & Project Manager in the CEO Office. He sources, executes, and manages investment opportunities that are of particular relevance and importance to Allianz X’s CEO. In addition, he is responsible for Allianz X’s capital market activities.

Alex joined Allianz X in October 2019 from global asset manager Fidelity International where he was a manager in the Strategy & Planning Team and worked on business strategy, acquisitions, and proprietary investments. Prior to that, he was part of Fidelity’s UK Institutional Team, which he had joined following the completion of his master’s in economics and strategy at Imperial College London.

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Beatrice is Legal Counsel & Data Privacy Officer and joined Allianz X in 2020. She is responsible for all privacy-related issues as well as for Corporate Law and general contractual matters. Beatrice started her professional career in 2017 with Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions at a leading German law firm in Munich. Prior to joining Allianz X, she focused on Data Privacy, Information Technology and Commercial working for a leading international law firm.

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Laura oversees all HR related topics at Allianz X. She joined Allianz at the beginning of 2016, working for the Global Allianz HR Transformation Program in various functions.

She received her Diploma in Law from Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, is a commercial mediator (Munich Center for Dispute Resolution) and holds a Masters in Business & Organizational Psychology from Steinbeis University in Berlin.

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Maya joined Allianz X as an Associate in March, 2019, after already being part of the team as an intern and working student during her studies. Since 2021, she supports our CEO directly as Executive Assistant. Maya holds a Master’s degree in international management from the University of St. Gallen, spending one semester at the City University of Hong Kong. She received her Bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Zurich. Before joining Allianz X, Maya gained valuable working experience in strategy consulting at Simon-Kucher & Partners and private banking at DZ-Privatbank’s Singapore office. She has also worked with the Luxemburgish Embassy in Berlin and for Metro AG in Düsseldorf.

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Jonathan joined Allianz in October 2018. He heads up the legal department of Allianz X and advises on all legal affairs, with a strong focus on investment transactions.

Before Jonathan joined Allianz, he worked with several top-tier law firms, most recently as a legal counsel specializing in venture capital and M&A transactions. During his legal clerkship, Jonathan also worked with the German Foreign Office in Berlin and Phnom Penh.

Jonathan received a doctoral degree (Dr. iur.) from the University of Mannheim and an LL.M. from the University of Cambridge.

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Gregor joined Allianz X in March 2021, taking on responsibility for its public relations and communications.

The Australian-turned-Bavarian received a business degree from the University of Queensland before working in financial services in Sydney, moving to Munich, and learning the local language of the city of laptops and lederhosen. Gregor then freelanced as a consultant until an irresistible job opportunity took him to Allianz SE, the Allianz Group’s headquarters. There, Gregor proceeded to work in various communications and media relations roles before being inexorably drawn to the bleeding edge of fintech and insurtech that is the home turf of Allianz X. It’s here he’s delighted to indulge his twin passions for technology and communications.

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Yasmine joined Allianz X at the beginning of 2019. She supports CEO Dr. Nazim Cetin as his Personal Assistant (PA) and is responsible for his most valuable resource: his time. Yasmine plans Nazim’s day-to-day activities, coordinates with his stakeholders, and works to ensure a smooth running of the business.

Prior to joining Allianz X, Yasmine worked as an Executive PA and Leadership Coordinator in global medical devices and pharmaceutical companies.

Yasmine graduated from the University of Verona with a degree in Business and Languages.

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Kevin started at Allianz X as an Associate and now supports our CEO directly as Executive Assistant. Kevin started at Allianz X in summer 2017 after graduating with a B.Sc. from WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management. In 2019 he left Allianz X to complete a Master of Science in Project and Enterprise Management with First Class Honours and returned back to Allianz X afterwards. During his studies, he interned at Siemens AG in Malaysia and Unicredit Bank in Munich. He furthermore helped to build up a London-based property tech strom Seed to Series A as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence.

Kevin co-founded an investment company as well as a food & beverage start-up, is passionate about entrepreneurship, and is excited to work with the next big game changer.

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Alex is a Deal & Project Manager in the CEO Office. He sources, executes, and manages investment opportunities that are of particular relevance and importance to Allianz X’s CEO. In addition, he is responsible for Allianz X’s capital market activities.

Alex joined Allianz X in October 2019 from global asset manager Fidelity International where he was a manager in the Strategy & Planning Team and worked on business strategy, acquisitions, and proprietary investments. Prior to that, he was part of Fidelity’s UK Institutional Team, which he had joined following the completion of his master’s in economics and strategy at Imperial College London.

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Beatrice is Legal Counsel & Data Privacy Officer and joined Allianz X in 2020. She is responsible for all privacy-related issues as well as for Corporate Law and general contractual matters. Beatrice started her professional career in 2017 with Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions at a leading German law firm in Munich. Prior to joining Allianz X, she focused on Data Privacy, Information Technology and Commercial working for a leading international law firm.

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Laura oversees all HR related topics at Allianz X. She joined Allianz at the beginning of 2016, working for the Global Allianz HR Transformation Program in various functions.

She received her Diploma in Law from Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, is a commercial mediator (Munich Center for Dispute Resolution) and holds a Masters in Business & Organizational Psychology from Steinbeis University in Berlin.

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Maya joined Allianz X as an Associate in March, 2019, after already being part of the team as an intern and working student during her studies. Since 2021, she supports our CEO directly as Executive Assistant. Maya holds a Master’s degree in international management from the University of St. Gallen, spending one semester at the City University of Hong Kong. She received her Bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Zurich. Before joining Allianz X, Maya gained valuable working experience in strategy consulting at Simon-Kucher & Partners and private banking at DZ-Privatbank’s Singapore office. She has also worked with the Luxemburgish Embassy in Berlin and for Metro AG in Düsseldorf.

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Jonathan joined Allianz in October 2018. He heads up the legal department of Allianz X and advises on all legal affairs, with a strong focus on investment transactions.

Before Jonathan joined Allianz, he worked with several top-tier law firms, most recently as a legal counsel specializing in venture capital and M&A transactions. During his legal clerkship, Jonathan also worked with the German Foreign Office in Berlin and Phnom Penh.

Jonathan received a doctoral degree (Dr. iur.) from the University of Mannheim and an LL.M. from the University of Cambridge.

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Gregor joined Allianz X in March 2021, taking on responsibility for its public relations and communications.

The Australian-turned-Bavarian received a business degree from the University of Queensland before working in financial services in Sydney, moving to Munich, and learning the local language of the city of laptops and lederhosen. Gregor then freelanced as a consultant until an irresistible job opportunity took him to Allianz SE, the Allianz Group’s headquarters. There, Gregor proceeded to work in various communications and media relations roles before being inexorably drawn to the bleeding edge of fintech and insurtech that is the home turf of Allianz X. It’s here he’s delighted to indulge his twin passions for technology and communications.

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Finance & Operations

Catherine has been Allianz X‘s CFO since September 2017. Before she joined, she worked at Allianz Group’s headquarters (Allianz SE) in the Investments division, overseeing budgets and controlling for five Allianz companies. Prior to her time there, Catherine was at Allianz Capital Partners (ACP), where she helped build up and eventually lead the Investment Controlling function.

Before ACP, Catherine worked in private equity as an Investment Manager for a small Family Office. And, previous to that, at Robertson Stephens International, a San Francisco-based, technology-focused investment bank. Catherine originally began her financial services career in London at HSBC Investment Bank after having received a First Class Honours Degree in International Business Management and German from the University of Bath.

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Michael joined Allianz X in April 2020 as Investment Controller, after already being part of the team as intern during his Master studies. In his role, he is tracking the performance of certain portfolio companies and is responsible for the reporting of their development towards our stakeholders.

Michael holds both a M.Sc and B.Sc degree in Management & Technology from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), spending one semester at the LUISS Guido Carli Business School in Rome.

Before joining Allianz X, Michael gained valuable professional experience in various Internet startups around Munich and Barcelona. He has also worked with Porsche Consulting and Harman in Munich.

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Markus joined the Allianz X Finance Team as Finance Director in April 2021. After starting at Allianz Germany in 2002, he changed to Allianz Group Accounting and Reporting from 2004 to 2008, focused on the German P&C and Private Equity business. After that, he held various manager positions in Allianz divisions before joining Allianz X. Markus has extensive practical experience in the onboarding of new acquisitions and establishing processes such as investment accounting, controlling, and investor reporting. He holds an MBA (Diplom Wirtschaftswissenschaften) from the University of Regensburg.

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Servet joined Allianz X in December 2020 as Information Security Officer. He started his career in 2005 at KPMG Turkey and later worked in the Netherlands for KPMG and a regional multinational banking group. He has extensive experience leading engagements to provide cyber security, IT audit and advisory services.

As part of his current role, he keeps track of security requirements for Allianz X as well as the related entities. Servet holds a B.Sc in Management Information Systems from Bogazici University in Istanbul, CISA and ISO27001 LA certifications.

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Irene joined Allianz X in September 2020 as the company’s Compliance and Risk Officer. She started her career at Allianz in 2004 with the SOX implementation, followed by the roll-out of the Group Internal Anti-Fraud Program and Compliance Quality Assurance. Prior to that she worked at Deutsche Bank and PricewaterhouseCoopers with a focus on Investment Banking- and Financial Statement Audit.

She holds a Master of International Business from the University of Giessen, Postgraduate Diploma in General Management from the ESMT in Berlin and is a certified SCRUM Master.

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Jessica is responsible for all accounting and procurement at Allianz X. Prior to joining Allianz X in 2016, she worked as an accountant in the hospitality industry. She is a certified Office Manager with a specialization in accounting.

Jessica was born and raised in Peru and has been living in Munich since 1995.

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Robroy joined Allianz X in 2019 and is the current Information, Protection & Resilience Officer, as well as a manager for various financial and operational topics. Robroy reports to the CFO.

Since 2015, Robroy has worked with numerous Allianz entities, including Allianz Technology, Allianz Partners, Allianz Consulting, the Global Digital Factory, and now Allianz X. At Allianz Technology, Robroy worked as an IT Project Portfolio Manager, supporting the global IT transformation of Allianz Partners. At Allianz Consulting, Robroy supported the build-up of Allianz X’s Finance Function and the development of the Digital Asset Library at the GDF.

Robroy holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance, an advanced diploma in Business Administration, as well as various financial certifications.

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Oliver joined Allianz X in October 2021 as an Investment Controller in the CFO office. His main responsibilities include tracking the performance of the portfolio companies and reporting on their development.

Before joining Allianz X, Oliver gained valuable working experience at AssetMetrix, a financial services provider offering a technology-based approach of asset servicing for private capital investors. As a Portfolio Controller, he was responsible for reporting on the Private Equity fund of funds portfolio of a Suisse asset manager with AuM of EUR 7 billion. After his promotion to a Senior Business Analyst role, Oliver was involved in enhancing automated data processing for digitalizing reporting services.

Oliver holds both a M.Sc and B.Sc in Management and Technology from the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

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Tamara joined Allianz X in July 2021. She is responsible for administering the day-to-day activities of the leadership team.

Prior to joining Allianz X, Tamara was an Executive Assistant (EA) to Partners at both KPMG and McKinsey. Before that, as an EA to the Managing Directors of DAZN, she was able to live her passion for sports, in particular the NFL. Tamara also gained valuable experience in several other positions, including at a software company in the UK.

Tamara apprenticed as a Management Assistant in Office Communication.

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Michael joined Allianz X in April 2020 as Investment Controller, after already being part of the team as intern during his Master studies. In his role, he is tracking the performance of certain portfolio companies and is responsible for the reporting of their development towards our stakeholders.

Michael holds both a M.Sc and B.Sc degree in Management & Technology from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), spending one semester at the LUISS Guido Carli Business School in Rome.

Before joining Allianz X, Michael gained valuable professional experience in various Internet startups around Munich and Barcelona. He has also worked with Porsche Consulting and Harman in Munich.

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Markus joined the Allianz X Finance Team as Finance Director in April 2021. After starting at Allianz Germany in 2002, he changed to Allianz Group Accounting and Reporting from 2004 to 2008, focused on the German P&C and Private Equity business. After that, he held various manager positions in Allianz divisions before joining Allianz X. Markus has extensive practical experience in the onboarding of new acquisitions and establishing processes such as investment accounting, controlling, and investor reporting. He holds an MBA (Diplom Wirtschaftswissenschaften) from the University of Regensburg.

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Servet joined Allianz X in December 2020 as Information Security Officer. He started his career in 2005 at KPMG Turkey and later worked in the Netherlands for KPMG and a regional multinational banking group. He has extensive experience leading engagements to provide cyber security, IT audit and advisory services.

As part of his current role, he keeps track of security requirements for Allianz X as well as the related entities. Servet holds a B.Sc in Management Information Systems from Bogazici University in Istanbul, CISA and ISO27001 LA certifications.

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Irene joined Allianz X in September 2020 as the company’s Compliance and Risk Officer. She started her career at Allianz in 2004 with the SOX implementation, followed by the roll-out of the Group Internal Anti-Fraud Program and Compliance Quality Assurance. Prior to that she worked at Deutsche Bank and PricewaterhouseCoopers with a focus on Investment Banking- and Financial Statement Audit.

She holds a Master of International Business from the University of Giessen, Postgraduate Diploma in General Management from the ESMT in Berlin and is a certified SCRUM Master.

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Jessica is responsible for all accounting and procurement at Allianz X. Prior to joining Allianz X in 2016, she worked as an accountant in the hospitality industry. She is a certified Office Manager with a specialization in accounting.

Jessica was born and raised in Peru and has been living in Munich since 1995.

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Robroy joined Allianz X in 2019 and is the current Information, Protection & Resilience Officer, as well as a manager for various financial and operational topics. Robroy reports to the CFO.

Since 2015, Robroy has worked with numerous Allianz entities, including Allianz Technology, Allianz Partners, Allianz Consulting, the Global Digital Factory, and now Allianz X. At Allianz Technology, Robroy worked as an IT Project Portfolio Manager, supporting the global IT transformation of Allianz Partners. At Allianz Consulting, Robroy supported the build-up of Allianz X’s Finance Function and the development of the Digital Asset Library at the GDF.

Robroy holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance, an advanced diploma in Business Administration, as well as various financial certifications.

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Oliver joined Allianz X in October 2021 as an Investment Controller in the CFO office. His main responsibilities include tracking the performance of the portfolio companies and reporting on their development.

Before joining Allianz X, Oliver gained valuable working experience at AssetMetrix, a financial services provider offering a technology-based approach of asset servicing for private capital investors. As a Portfolio Controller, he was responsible for reporting on the Private Equity fund of funds portfolio of a Suisse asset manager with AuM of EUR 7 billion. After his promotion to a Senior Business Analyst role, Oliver was involved in enhancing automated data processing for digitalizing reporting services.

Oliver holds both a M.Sc and B.Sc in Management and Technology from the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

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Tamara joined Allianz X in July 2021. She is responsible for administering the day-to-day activities of the leadership team.

Prior to joining Allianz X, Tamara was an Executive Assistant (EA) to Partners at both KPMG and McKinsey. Before that, as an EA to the Managing Directors of DAZN, she was able to live her passion for sports, in particular the NFL. Tamara also gained valuable experience in several other positions, including at a software company in the UK.

Tamara apprenticed as a Management Assistant in Office Communication.

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Michael joined Allianz X in April 2020 as Investment Controller, after already being part of the team as intern during his Master studies. In his role, he is tracking the performance of certain portfolio companies and is responsible for the reporting of their development towards our stakeholders.

Michael holds both a M.Sc and B.Sc degree in Management & Technology from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), spending one semester at the LUISS Guido Carli Business School in Rome.

Before joining Allianz X, Michael gained valuable professional experience in various Internet startups around Munich and Barcelona. He has also worked with Porsche Consulting and Harman in Munich.

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Markus joined the Allianz X Finance Team as Finance Director in April 2021. After starting at Allianz Germany in 2002, he changed to Allianz Group Accounting and Reporting from 2004 to 2008, focused on the German P&C and Private Equity business. After that, he held various manager positions in Allianz divisions before joining Allianz X. Markus has extensive practical experience in the onboarding of new acquisitions and establishing processes such as investment accounting, controlling, and investor reporting. He holds an MBA (Diplom Wirtschaftswissenschaften) from the University of Regensburg.

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Servet joined Allianz X in December 2020 as Information Security Officer. He started his career in 2005 at KPMG Turkey and later worked in the Netherlands for KPMG and a regional multinational banking group. He has extensive experience leading engagements to provide cyber security, IT audit and advisory services.

As part of his current role, he keeps track of security requirements for Allianz X as well as the related entities. Servet holds a B.Sc in Management Information Systems from Bogazici University in Istanbul, CISA and ISO27001 LA certifications.

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Irene joined Allianz X in September 2020 as the company’s Compliance and Risk Officer. She started her career at Allianz in 2004 with the SOX implementation, followed by the roll-out of the Group Internal Anti-Fraud Program and Compliance Quality Assurance. Prior to that she worked at Deutsche Bank and PricewaterhouseCoopers with a focus on Investment Banking- and Financial Statement Audit.

She holds a Master of International Business from the University of Giessen, Postgraduate Diploma in General Management from the ESMT in Berlin and is a certified SCRUM Master.

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Jessica is responsible for all accounting and procurement at Allianz X. Prior to joining Allianz X in 2016, she worked as an accountant in the hospitality industry. She is a certified Office Manager with a specialization in accounting.

Jessica was born and raised in Peru and has been living in Munich since 1995.

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Robroy joined Allianz X in 2019 and is the current Information, Protection & Resilience Officer, as well as a manager for various financial and operational topics. Robroy reports to the CFO.

Since 2015, Robroy has worked with numerous Allianz entities, including Allianz Technology, Allianz Partners, Allianz Consulting, the Global Digital Factory, and now Allianz X. At Allianz Technology, Robroy worked as an IT Project Portfolio Manager, supporting the global IT transformation of Allianz Partners. At Allianz Consulting, Robroy supported the build-up of Allianz X’s Finance Function and the development of the Digital Asset Library at the GDF.

Robroy holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance, an advanced diploma in Business Administration, as well as various financial certifications.

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Oliver joined Allianz X in October 2021 as an Investment Controller in the CFO office. His main responsibilities include tracking the performance of the portfolio companies and reporting on their development.

Before joining Allianz X, Oliver gained valuable working experience at AssetMetrix, a financial services provider offering a technology-based approach of asset servicing for private capital investors. As a Portfolio Controller, he was responsible for reporting on the Private Equity fund of funds portfolio of a Suisse asset manager with AuM of EUR 7 billion. After his promotion to a Senior Business Analyst role, Oliver was involved in enhancing automated data processing for digitalizing reporting services.

Oliver holds both a M.Sc and B.Sc in Management and Technology from the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

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Tamara joined Allianz X in July 2021. She is responsible for administering the day-to-day activities of the leadership team.

Prior to joining Allianz X, Tamara was an Executive Assistant (EA) to Partners at both KPMG and McKinsey. Before that, as an EA to the Managing Directors of DAZN, she was able to live her passion for sports, in particular the NFL. Tamara also gained valuable experience in several other positions, including at a software company in the UK.

Tamara apprenticed as a Management Assistant in Office Communication.

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Michael joined Allianz X in April 2020 as Investment Controller, after already being part of the team as intern during his Master studies. In his role, he is tracking the performance of certain portfolio companies and is responsible for the reporting of their development towards our stakeholders.

Michael holds both a M.Sc and B.Sc degree in Management & Technology from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), spending one semester at the LUISS Guido Carli Business School in Rome.

Before joining Allianz X, Michael gained valuable professional experience in various Internet startups around Munich and Barcelona. He has also worked with Porsche Consulting and Harman in Munich.

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Markus joined the Allianz X Finance Team as Finance Director in April 2021. After starting at Allianz Germany in 2002, he changed to Allianz Group Accounting and Reporting from 2004 to 2008, focused on the German P&C and Private Equity business. After that, he held various manager positions in Allianz divisions before joining Allianz X. Markus has extensive practical experience in the onboarding of new acquisitions and establishing processes such as investment accounting, controlling, and investor reporting. He holds an MBA (Diplom Wirtschaftswissenschaften) from the University of Regensburg.

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Servet joined Allianz X in December 2020 as Information Security Officer. He started his career in 2005 at KPMG Turkey and later worked in the Netherlands for KPMG and a regional multinational banking group. He has extensive experience leading engagements to provide cyber security, IT audit and advisory services.

As part of his current role, he keeps track of security requirements for Allianz X as well as the related entities. Servet holds a B.Sc in Management Information Systems from Bogazici University in Istanbul, CISA and ISO27001 LA certifications.

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Irene joined Allianz X in September 2020 as the company’s Compliance and Risk Officer. She started her career at Allianz in 2004 with the SOX implementation, followed by the roll-out of the Group Internal Anti-Fraud Program and Compliance Quality Assurance. Prior to that she worked at Deutsche Bank and PricewaterhouseCoopers with a focus on Investment Banking- and Financial Statement Audit.

She holds a Master of International Business from the University of Giessen, Postgraduate Diploma in General Management from the ESMT in Berlin and is a certified SCRUM Master.

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Jessica is responsible for all accounting and procurement at Allianz X. Prior to joining Allianz X in 2016, she worked as an accountant in the hospitality industry. She is a certified Office Manager with a specialization in accounting.

Jessica was born and raised in Peru and has been living in Munich since 1995.

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Robroy joined Allianz X in 2019 and is the current Information, Protection & Resilience Officer, as well as a manager for various financial and operational topics. Robroy reports to the CFO.

Since 2015, Robroy has worked with numerous Allianz entities, including Allianz Technology, Allianz Partners, Allianz Consulting, the Global Digital Factory, and now Allianz X. At Allianz Technology, Robroy worked as an IT Project Portfolio Manager, supporting the global IT transformation of Allianz Partners. At Allianz Consulting, Robroy supported the build-up of Allianz X’s Finance Function and the development of the Digital Asset Library at the GDF.

Robroy holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance, an advanced diploma in Business Administration, as well as various financial certifications.

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Oliver joined Allianz X in October 2021 as an Investment Controller in the CFO office. His main responsibilities include tracking the performance of the portfolio companies and reporting on their development.

Before joining Allianz X, Oliver gained valuable working experience at AssetMetrix, a financial services provider offering a technology-based approach of asset servicing for private capital investors. As a Portfolio Controller, he was responsible for reporting on the Private Equity fund of funds portfolio of a Suisse asset manager with AuM of EUR 7 billion. After his promotion to a Senior Business Analyst role, Oliver was involved in enhancing automated data processing for digitalizing reporting services.

Oliver holds both a M.Sc and B.Sc in Management and Technology from the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

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Tamara joined Allianz X in July 2021. She is responsible for administering the day-to-day activities of the leadership team.

Prior to joining Allianz X, Tamara was an Executive Assistant (EA) to Partners at both KPMG and McKinsey. Before that, as an EA to the Managing Directors of DAZN, she was able to live her passion for sports, in particular the NFL. Tamara also gained valuable experience in several other positions, including at a software company in the UK.

Tamara apprenticed as a Management Assistant in Office Communication.

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Platforms & Acquisitions

Carsten is heading the Platforms and Acquisitions team and is a member of the Allianz X leadership team.

Having joined the Allianz Group in 2016, Carsten has been instrumental to the strategic and organizational development of Allianz X to the Group’s digital investment unit. He serves as Board Member/Observer for various Allianz X companies.

Previously, Carsten was an Engagement Manager with the European boutique consultancy The Advisory House. During his six-year consulting career, Carsten led various projects for international utilities, technology giants and industrial companies.

Carsten holds a Diplom-Kaufmann from TU Munich with a concentration in Entrepreneurial Finance, and a Minor in Mechanical Engineering. During/after his studies, he spent time in Malaysia and South America.

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Filipa joined Allianz X in September 2020 as a Senior Associate in the Platforms and Acquisitions Team. She focuses on developing strategic partnerships between leading digital companies and Allianz.

Before Allianz X, Filipa worked at Allianz Consulting and at Deloitte. During her five-year consulting career, Filipa advised various financial institutions and developed capabilities in new business set-up, post-merger integration and business transformation, having worked on a diverse set of topics, from sales to data management.

Filipa holds a Master in International Management from ESADE Business School and a Bachelor in Business Administration from Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics.

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Nhi joined Allianz X in March 2019. As a Manager in the Platforms and Acquisitions team, he is responsible for building fruitful relationships between portfolio companies and Allianz entities as well as supporting the sourcing and evaluation of investment opportunities. Prior to Allianz X, he has been with Allianz Partners in Paris since 2014 covering especially Finance, Strategy and Digital transformation topics globally as a Senior Auditor and Project Management Officer to the Head of Internal Audit.

Nhi holds Double French-German Master degrees in Financial Management from the Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Universität Hohenheim (Stuttgart).

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Benjamin is a Senior Associate at Allianz X. Prior to joining the team, he worked at BMW i Ventures, the corporate venture capital fund of BMW. He previously gained operational experience at a Rocket Internet backed startup and worked in Strategy Consulting at Roland Berger and Deutsche Bank.

Additionally, Benjamin completed a Masters in Management with focus on technology and entrepreneurial finance at London Business School and holds a degree in Business Psychology.

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Johann joined Allianz X in September 2020 as a Senior Associate within the Investment Team. Prior to joining Allianz X, Johann gained experience working for an Australasian-based early stage venture capital firm, a R&D growth and assistance fund, and more recently a multinational payment company based in Europe.

Johann holds an MBA, B.A and B.Sc, having studied at Copenhagen Business School, Otago University, and Victoria University Wellington, respectively.

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Sébastien joined Allianz X in September 2021 as an Associate and specializes in strategic investments in insurtech and fintech.

Sébastien previously worked for international accelerator Plug and Play where he led the Investment & Start-Up Relations team for the insurtech practice in the European office, focusing on early-stage investments. Prior to that, he gained experience in business consulting and innovation management at various consulting firms, and the Allianz Group.

Sébastien received a MSc in International Management from EMLyon Business School, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, and Lancaster University with a thesis on “Reconciling strategic and financial objectives in corporate venture capital”.

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Raffaele joined Allianz X in April 2021 as an Analyst in the Platforms & Acquisitions team, having already been part of the team as an intern. He mainly focuses on strategic investments in the insurtech, fintech, and wealth spaces.

Raffaele began his career in the pre-seed start-up ecosystem, leading a business development concept in Italy and the UK. He then gained experience from several short engagements in consulting, cross-border M&A, and investment banking, working on projects in Spain, France, China, and Italy.

Raffaele received a Master of Science in Finance from Bocconi University with a thesis on “Venture Capital response to Covid-19: emerging technologies and business models”.

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Niklas joined Allianz X as an Associate in November 2019. In his role he supports the investment sourcing and evaluation process as well as the strategic relationship building between portfolio companies and Allianz entities. Niklas joined from Boston Consulting Group where he focused on various topics in the financial services industry.

Niklas holds a Master in Finance from ESADE Business School, and a Bachelor in Business Administration from WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management, during which he spent one semester in Uruguay.

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Daniel joined Allianz in 2015 and since then has worked in different Operating Entities such as AGCS and Allianz Consulting (AZC). While at AGCS, Daniel was actively involved in the claims ideation events and in screening for potential AI companies in the areas of claims and underwriting. At AZC, he was involved in the Business Process Reengineering for Allianz Italy, focusing on the implementation of innovative digital solutions, RPA, organizational streamlining and introduction of Lean Management System tools.

Daniel studied in different countries such as Brazil, USA, England, and Germany. He holds a BA in International Relation with an emphasis in Economics and a Master in Business Law (LL.M) mainly in the area of M&A and focuses on the impact of disruptive technologies in the insurance and finance sector.

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Jörg joined Allianz X in April 2018. He is a Director in the Platforms and Acquistions team. Jörg joined the Allianz Group in 2013, leading Group Performance Management & Strategic Projects. From 2014 on, he built up an early-stage venture capital unit of Allianz SE, investing and partnering with leading digital companies. Prior to Allianz, Jörg worked six years for the Investment Trust of the Bavarian Royal Family.

He started his career at Siemens AG in 1993 and became Head of Corporate Strategy & Development of Siemens Financial Services. In 2000, he joined Sky plc/KirchPayTV as member of the Executive Board. Jörg received a PhD and MBA from the University St. Gallen and was assistant to the President of the Swiss Institute for Banking and Finance. Executive Education at Harvard Business School and Fuqua School of Business.

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Florian joined Allianz X in August 2021 as an Associate. His work focuses on sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities as well as building strategic relationships between portfolio companies and Allianz entities.

Prior to joining Allianz X, Florian worked at the strategy advisory boutique goetzpartners where he supported private equity funds in their transactions by performing commercial due diligence and other strategic analyses. Before that, Florian spent a year as a startup consultant and gained experience in M&A, IT transformation, and business optimization while working at SAP, EY, and Capgemini.

Florian holds a Master of Business Management from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (University of Munich), and a Bachelor of Economics from Heidelberg University. During his studies, he spent semesters abroad in Spain and the Netherlands.

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Patrik joined Allianz X as Director in December 2020. His main focus is on our strategic acquisitions and investments that fit Allianz’s ecosystem.

Patrik has a decade of experience in advising companies on financial and strategic decisions. He joined Allianz X from PwC’s deals practice where he assisted clients with valuations, M&A transactions and due diligence as senior manager leading teams mainly on large international projects. Prior to that, he worked as an analyst at a renowned strategy consulting company where he started his career in 2010.

Patrik holds a master’s degree from the University of Economics in Prague where he focused on international trade and business valuation.

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Sümer is a Senior Manager focusing on Wealth & FinTech. He began his career in Management Consulting in Germany and joined the Allianz Group in 2013 as Senior Analyst in Allianz Turkey´s CEO Office. While at Allianz Turkey, Sümer led various strategic projects and was responsible for the formation of the Innovation Department. Prior to joining Allianz X, he was in charge of Business Development, where his focus was on the creation of new business models and partnerships.

Sümer received a Master of Science in International Management (CEMS) from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. During his studies, he spent time in Singapore and Istanbul.

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Stefan joined Allianz X in May 2018. As an Investment Manager, he analyzes the development of certain portfolio companies and is responsible for the reporting of their development towards our stakeholders. Previously, he worked at Allianz SE in Group Accounting and Reporting, focused on investments. Beside that he graduated with M.Sc. in Finance & Accounting at FOM University in Munich.

Interested in FinTechs, mobility and innovative business models, Stefan is always excited to analyze and work with those companies that are revolutionizing their industries and communities.

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Johannes joined Allianz X in February 2019 and focuses as a Senior Associate in the Platforms and Acquisitions team on the InsurTech and lead generation sectors. Before joining Allianz X, Johannes worked for EY, where he was involved in a variety of buy-side and sell-side transactions in the financial services sector.

Previously, Johannes gained experience at UniCredit, Allianz Capital Partners and Golding Capital Partners in the area of capital markets and private equity. Johannes received his M.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Mannheim in 2016. During his studies, he spent time in England and South Korea.

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Philip joined Allianz X in August 2018. As a Manager in the Platforms and Acquisitions team he primarily focuses on the FinTech ecosystem but also covers other relevant sectors. Before joining Allianz X, Philip worked for PwC where he supported a variety of both buy-side and sell-side clients regarding financial analyses in connection with transactions.

Philip received an M.Sc. in Business Administration from Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich in 2015.

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Konrad joined Allianz X as a Senior Associate in January 2021. He supports the sourcing and evaluation of investment opportunities, as well as the facilitation of strategic partnerships between Allianz X portfolio companies and Allianz businesses. Konrad joined Allianz X after completing a Schwarzman Scholarship in Beijing. Prior to the that, he worked at Fidelity International in London as a member of the internal consulting team leading strategy, M&A, and corporate development projects.

Konrad holds an MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge, an MSc in Global Affairs from Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University, and a BSc in Business Management from King’s College London. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

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Filipa joined Allianz X in September 2020 as a Senior Associate in the Platforms and Acquisitions Team. She focuses on developing strategic partnerships between leading digital companies and Allianz.

Before Allianz X, Filipa worked at Allianz Consulting and at Deloitte. During her five-year consulting career, Filipa advised various financial institutions and developed capabilities in new business set-up, post-merger integration and business transformation, having worked on a diverse set of topics, from sales to data management.

Filipa holds a Master in International Management from ESADE Business School and a Bachelor in Business Administration from Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics.

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Nhi joined Allianz X in March 2019. As a Manager in the Platforms and Acquisitions team, he is responsible for building fruitful relationships between portfolio companies and Allianz entities as well as supporting the sourcing and evaluation of investment opportunities. Prior to Allianz X, he has been with Allianz Partners in Paris since 2014 covering especially Finance, Strategy and Digital transformation topics globally as a Senior Auditor and Project Management Officer to the Head of Internal Audit.

Nhi holds Double French-German Master degrees in Financial Management from the Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Universität Hohenheim (Stuttgart).

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Benjamin is a Senior Associate at Allianz X. Prior to joining the team, he worked at BMW i Ventures, the corporate venture capital fund of BMW. He previously gained operational experience at a Rocket Internet backed startup and worked in Strategy Consulting at Roland Berger and Deutsche Bank.

Additionally, Benjamin completed a Masters in Management with focus on technology and entrepreneurial finance at London Business School and holds a degree in Business Psychology.

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Johann joined Allianz X in September 2020 as a Senior Associate within the Investment Team. Prior to joining Allianz X, Johann gained experience working for an Australasian-based early stage venture capital firm, a R&D growth and assistance fund, and more recently a multinational payment company based in Europe.

Johann holds an MBA, B.A and B.Sc, having studied at Copenhagen Business School, Otago University, and Victoria University Wellington, respectively.

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Sébastien joined Allianz X in September 2021 as an Associate and specializes in strategic investments in insurtech and fintech.

Sébastien previously worked for international accelerator Plug and Play where he led the Investment & Start-Up Relations team for the insurtech practice in the European office, focusing on early-stage investments. Prior to that, he gained experience in business consulting and innovation management at various consulting firms, and the Allianz Group.

Sébastien received a MSc in International Management from EMLyon Business School, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, and Lancaster University with a thesis on “Reconciling strategic and financial objectives in corporate venture capital”.

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Raffaele joined Allianz X in April 2021 as an Analyst in the Platforms & Acquisitions team, having already been part of the team as an intern. He mainly focuses on strategic investments in the insurtech, fintech, and wealth spaces.

Raffaele began his career in the pre-seed start-up ecosystem, leading a business development concept in Italy and the UK. He then gained experience from several short engagements in consulting, cross-border M&A, and investment banking, working on projects in Spain, France, China, and Italy.

Raffaele received a Master of Science in Finance from Bocconi University with a thesis on “Venture Capital response to Covid-19: emerging technologies and business models”.

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Niklas joined Allianz X as an Associate in November 2019. In his role he supports the investment sourcing and evaluation process as well as the strategic relationship building between portfolio companies and Allianz entities. Niklas joined from Boston Consulting Group where he focused on various topics in the financial services industry.

Niklas holds a Master in Finance from ESADE Business School, and a Bachelor in Business Administration from WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management, during which he spent one semester in Uruguay.

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Daniel joined Allianz in 2015 and since then has worked in different Operating Entities such as AGCS and Allianz Consulting (AZC). While at AGCS, Daniel was actively involved in the claims ideation events and in screening for potential AI companies in the areas of claims and underwriting. At AZC, he was involved in the Business Process Reengineering for Allianz Italy, focusing on the implementation of innovative digital solutions, RPA, organizational streamlining and introduction of Lean Management System tools.

Daniel studied in different countries such as Brazil, USA, England, and Germany. He holds a BA in International Relation with an emphasis in Economics and a Master in Business Law (LL.M) mainly in the area of M&A and focuses on the impact of disruptive technologies in the insurance and finance sector.

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Jörg joined Allianz X in April 2018. He is a Director in the Platforms and Acquistions team. Jörg joined the Allianz Group in 2013, leading Group Performance Management & Strategic Projects. From 2014 on, he built up an early-stage venture capital unit of Allianz SE, investing and partnering with leading digital companies. Prior to Allianz, Jörg worked six years for the Investment Trust of the Bavarian Royal Family.

He started his career at Siemens AG in 1993 and became Head of Corporate Strategy & Development of Siemens Financial Services. In 2000, he joined Sky plc/KirchPayTV as member of the Executive Board. Jörg received a PhD and MBA from the University St. Gallen and was assistant to the President of the Swiss Institute for Banking and Finance. Executive Education at Harvard Business School and Fuqua School of Business.

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Florian joined Allianz X in August 2021 as an Associate. His work focuses on sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities as well as building strategic relationships between portfolio companies and Allianz entities.

Prior to joining Allianz X, Florian worked at the strategy advisory boutique goetzpartners where he supported private equity funds in their transactions by performing commercial due diligence and other strategic analyses. Before that, Florian spent a year as a startup consultant and gained experience in M&A, IT transformation, and business optimization while working at SAP, EY, and Capgemini.

Florian holds a Master of Business Management from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (University of Munich), and a Bachelor of Economics from Heidelberg University. During his studies, he spent semesters abroad in Spain and the Netherlands.

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Patrik joined Allianz X as Director in December 2020. His main focus is on our strategic acquisitions and investments that fit Allianz’s ecosystem.

Patrik has a decade of experience in advising companies on financial and strategic decisions. He joined Allianz X from PwC’s deals practice where he assisted clients with valuations, M&A transactions and due diligence as senior manager leading teams mainly on large international projects. Prior to that, he worked as an analyst at a renowned strategy consulting company where he started his career in 2010.

Patrik holds a master’s degree from the University of Economics in Prague where he focused on international trade and business valuation.

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Sümer is a Senior Manager focusing on Wealth & FinTech. He began his career in Management Consulting in Germany and joined the Allianz Group in 2013 as Senior Analyst in Allianz Turkey´s CEO Office. While at Allianz Turkey, Sümer led various strategic projects and was responsible for the formation of the Innovation Department. Prior to joining Allianz X, he was in charge of Business Development, where his focus was on the creation of new business models and partnerships.

Sümer received a Master of Science in International Management (CEMS) from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. During his studies, he spent time in Singapore and Istanbul.

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Stefan joined Allianz X in May 2018. As an Investment Manager, he analyzes the development of certain portfolio companies and is responsible for the reporting of their development towards our stakeholders. Previously, he worked at Allianz SE in Group Accounting and Reporting, focused on investments. Beside that he graduated with M.Sc. in Finance & Accounting at FOM University in Munich.

Interested in FinTechs, mobility and innovative business models, Stefan is always excited to analyze and work with those companies that are revolutionizing their industries and communities.

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Johannes joined Allianz X in February 2019 and focuses as a Senior Associate in the Platforms and Acquisitions team on the InsurTech and lead generation sectors. Before joining Allianz X, Johannes worked for EY, where he was involved in a variety of buy-side and sell-side transactions in the financial services sector.

Previously, Johannes gained experience at UniCredit, Allianz Capital Partners and Golding Capital Partners in the area of capital markets and private equity. Johannes received his M.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Mannheim in 2016. During his studies, he spent time in England and South Korea.

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Philip joined Allianz X in August 2018. As a Manager in the Platforms and Acquisitions team he primarily focuses on the FinTech ecosystem but also covers other relevant sectors. Before joining Allianz X, Philip worked for PwC where he supported a variety of both buy-side and sell-side clients regarding financial analyses in connection with transactions.

Philip received an M.Sc. in Business Administration from Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich in 2015.

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Konrad joined Allianz X as a Senior Associate in January 2021. He supports the sourcing and evaluation of investment opportunities, as well as the facilitation of strategic partnerships between Allianz X portfolio companies and Allianz businesses. Konrad joined Allianz X after completing a Schwarzman Scholarship in Beijing. Prior to the that, he worked at Fidelity International in London as a member of the internal consulting team leading strategy, M&A, and corporate development projects.

Konrad holds an MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge, an MSc in Global Affairs from Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University, and a BSc in Business Management from King’s College London. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

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Filipa joined Allianz X in September 2020 as a Senior Associate in the Platforms and Acquisitions Team. She focuses on developing strategic partnerships between leading digital companies and Allianz.

Before Allianz X, Filipa worked at Allianz Consulting and at Deloitte. During her five-year consulting career, Filipa advised various financial institutions and developed capabilities in new business set-up, post-merger integration and business transformation, having worked on a diverse set of topics, from sales to data management.

Filipa holds a Master in International Management from ESADE Business School and a Bachelor in Business Administration from Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics.

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Nhi joined Allianz X in March 2019. As a Manager in the Platforms and Acquisitions team, he is responsible for building fruitful relationships between portfolio companies and Allianz entities as well as supporting the sourcing and evaluation of investment opportunities. Prior to Allianz X, he has been with Allianz Partners in Paris since 2014 covering especially Finance, Strategy and Digital transformation topics globally as a Senior Auditor and Project Management Officer to the Head of Internal Audit.

Nhi holds Double French-German Master degrees in Financial Management from the Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Universität Hohenheim (Stuttgart).

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Benjamin is a Senior Associate at Allianz X. Prior to joining the team, he worked at BMW i Ventures, the corporate venture capital fund of BMW. He previously gained operational experience at a Rocket Internet backed startup and worked in Strategy Consulting at Roland Berger and Deutsche Bank.

Additionally, Benjamin completed a Masters in Management with focus on technology and entrepreneurial finance at London Business School and holds a degree in Business Psychology.

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Johann joined Allianz X in September 2020 as a Senior Associate within the Investment Team. Prior to joining Allianz X, Johann gained experience working for an Australasian-based early stage venture capital firm, a R&D growth and assistance fund, and more recently a multinational payment company based in Europe.

Johann holds an MBA, B.A and B.Sc, having studied at Copenhagen Business School, Otago University, and Victoria University Wellington, respectively.

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Sébastien joined Allianz X in September 2021 as an Associate and specializes in strategic investments in insurtech and fintech.

Sébastien previously worked for international accelerator Plug and Play where he led the Investment & Start-Up Relations team for the insurtech practice in the European office, focusing on early-stage investments. Prior to that, he gained experience in business consulting and innovation management at various consulting firms, and the Allianz Group.

Sébastien received a MSc in International Management from EMLyon Business School, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, and Lancaster University with a thesis on “Reconciling strategic and financial objectives in corporate venture capital”.

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Raffaele joined Allianz X in April 2021 as an Analyst in the Platforms & Acquisitions team, having already been part of the team as an intern. He mainly focuses on strategic investments in the insurtech, fintech, and wealth spaces.

Raffaele began his career in the pre-seed start-up ecosystem, leading a business development concept in Italy and the UK. He then gained experience from several short engagements in consulting, cross-border M&A, and investment banking, working on projects in Spain, France, China, and Italy.

Raffaele received a Master of Science in Finance from Bocconi University with a thesis on “Venture Capital response to Covid-19: emerging technologies and business models”.

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Niklas joined Allianz X as an Associate in November 2019. In his role he supports the investment sourcing and evaluation process as well as the strategic relationship building between portfolio companies and Allianz entities. Niklas joined from Boston Consulting Group where he focused on various topics in the financial services industry.

Niklas holds a Master in Finance from ESADE Business School, and a Bachelor in Business Administration from WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management, during which he spent one semester in Uruguay.

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Daniel joined Allianz in 2015 and since then has worked in different Operating Entities such as AGCS and Allianz Consulting (AZC). While at AGCS, Daniel was actively involved in the claims ideation events and in screening for potential AI companies in the areas of claims and underwriting. At AZC, he was involved in the Business Process Reengineering for Allianz Italy, focusing on the implementation of innovative digital solutions, RPA, organizational streamlining and introduction of Lean Management System tools.

Daniel studied in different countries such as Brazil, USA, England, and Germany. He holds a BA in International Relation with an emphasis in Economics and a Master in Business Law (LL.M) mainly in the area of M&A and focuses on the impact of disruptive technologies in the insurance and finance sector.

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Jörg joined Allianz X in April 2018. He is a Director in the Platforms and Acquistions team. Jörg joined the Allianz Group in 2013, leading Group Performance Management & Strategic Projects. From 2014 on, he built up an early-stage venture capital unit of Allianz SE, investing and partnering with leading digital companies. Prior to Allianz, Jörg worked six years for the Investment Trust of the Bavarian Royal Family.

He started his career at Siemens AG in 1993 and became Head of Corporate Strategy & Development of Siemens Financial Services. In 2000, he joined Sky plc/KirchPayTV as member of the Executive Board. Jörg received a PhD and MBA from the University St. Gallen and was assistant to the President of the Swiss Institute for Banking and Finance. Executive Education at Harvard Business School and Fuqua School of Business.

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Florian joined Allianz X in August 2021 as an Associate. His work focuses on sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities as well as building strategic relationships between portfolio companies and Allianz entities.

Prior to joining Allianz X, Florian worked at the strategy advisory boutique goetzpartners where he supported private equity funds in their transactions by performing commercial due diligence and other strategic analyses. Before that, Florian spent a year as a startup consultant and gained experience in M&A, IT transformation, and business optimization while working at SAP, EY, and Capgemini.

Florian holds a Master of Business Management from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (University of Munich), and a Bachelor of Economics from Heidelberg University. During his studies, he spent semesters abroad in Spain and the Netherlands.

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Patrik joined Allianz X as Director in December 2020. His main focus is on our strategic acquisitions and investments that fit Allianz’s ecosystem.

Patrik has a decade of experience in advising companies on financial and strategic decisions. He joined Allianz X from PwC’s deals practice where he assisted clients with valuations, M&A transactions and due diligence as senior manager leading teams mainly on large international projects. Prior to that, he worked as an analyst at a renowned strategy consulting company where he started his career in 2010.

Patrik holds a master’s degree from the University of Economics in Prague where he focused on international trade and business valuation.

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Sümer is a Senior Manager focusing on Wealth & FinTech. He began his career in Management Consulting in Germany and joined the Allianz Group in 2013 as Senior Analyst in Allianz Turkey´s CEO Office. While at Allianz Turkey, Sümer led various strategic projects and was responsible for the formation of the Innovation Department. Prior to joining Allianz X, he was in charge of Business Development, where his focus was on the creation of new business models and partnerships.

Sümer received a Master of Science in International Management (CEMS) from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. During his studies, he spent time in Singapore and Istanbul.

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Stefan joined Allianz X in May 2018. As an Investment Manager, he analyzes the development of certain portfolio companies and is responsible for the reporting of their development towards our stakeholders. Previously, he worked at Allianz SE in Group Accounting and Reporting, focused on investments. Beside that he graduated with M.Sc. in Finance & Accounting at FOM University in Munich.

Interested in FinTechs, mobility and innovative business models, Stefan is always excited to analyze and work with those companies that are revolutionizing their industries and communities.

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Johannes joined Allianz X in February 2019 and focuses as a Senior Associate in the Platforms and Acquisitions team on the InsurTech and lead generation sectors. Before joining Allianz X, Johannes worked for EY, where he was involved in a variety of buy-side and sell-side transactions in the financial services sector.

Previously, Johannes gained experience at UniCredit, Allianz Capital Partners and Golding Capital Partners in the area of capital markets and private equity. Johannes received his M.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Mannheim in 2016. During his studies, he spent time in England and South Korea.

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Philip joined Allianz X in August 2018. As a Manager in the Platforms and Acquisitions team he primarily focuses on the FinTech ecosystem but also covers other relevant sectors. Before joining Allianz X, Philip worked for PwC where he supported a variety of both buy-side and sell-side clients regarding financial analyses in connection with transactions.

Philip received an M.Sc. in Business Administration from Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich in 2015.

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Konrad joined Allianz X as a Senior Associate in January 2021. He supports the sourcing and evaluation of investment opportunities, as well as the facilitation of strategic partnerships between Allianz X portfolio companies and Allianz businesses. Konrad joined Allianz X after completing a Schwarzman Scholarship in Beijing. Prior to the that, he worked at Fidelity International in London as a member of the internal consulting team leading strategy, M&A, and corporate development projects.

Konrad holds an MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge, an MSc in Global Affairs from Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University, and a BSc in Business Management from King’s College London. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

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Filipa joined Allianz X in September 2020 as a Senior Associate in the Platforms and Acquisitions Team. She focuses on developing strategic partnerships between leading digital companies and Allianz.

Before Allianz X, Filipa worked at Allianz Consulting and at Deloitte. During her five-year consulting career, Filipa advised various financial institutions and developed capabilities in new business set-up, post-merger integration and business transformation, having worked on a diverse set of topics, from sales to data management.

Filipa holds a Master in International Management from ESADE Business School and a Bachelor in Business Administration from Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics.

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Nhi joined Allianz X in March 2019. As a Manager in the Platforms and Acquisitions team, he is responsible for building fruitful relationships between portfolio companies and Allianz entities as well as supporting the sourcing and evaluation of investment opportunities. Prior to Allianz X, he has been with Allianz Partners in Paris since 2014 covering especially Finance, Strategy and Digital transformation topics globally as a Senior Auditor and Project Management Officer to the Head of Internal Audit.

Nhi holds Double French-German Master degrees in Financial Management from the Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Universität Hohenheim (Stuttgart).

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Benjamin is a Senior Associate at Allianz X. Prior to joining the team, he worked at BMW i Ventures, the corporate venture capital fund of BMW. He previously gained operational experience at a Rocket Internet backed startup and worked in Strategy Consulting at Roland Berger and Deutsche Bank.

Additionally, Benjamin completed a Masters in Management with focus on technology and entrepreneurial finance at London Business School and holds a degree in Business Psychology.

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Johann joined Allianz X in September 2020 as a Senior Associate within the Investment Team. Prior to joining Allianz X, Johann gained experience working for an Australasian-based early stage venture capital firm, a R&D growth and assistance fund, and more recently a multinational payment company based in Europe.

Johann holds an MBA, B.A and B.Sc, having studied at Copenhagen Business School, Otago University, and Victoria University Wellington, respectively.

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Sébastien joined Allianz X in September 2021 as an Associate and specializes in strategic investments in insurtech and fintech.

Sébastien previously worked for international accelerator Plug and Play where he led the Investment & Start-Up Relations team for the insurtech practice in the European office, focusing on early-stage investments. Prior to that, he gained experience in business consulting and innovation management at various consulting firms, and the Allianz Group.

Sébastien received a MSc in International Management from EMLyon Business School, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, and Lancaster University with a thesis on “Reconciling strategic and financial objectives in corporate venture capital”.

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Raffaele joined Allianz X in April 2021 as an Analyst in the Platforms & Acquisitions team, having already been part of the team as an intern. He mainly focuses on strategic investments in the insurtech, fintech, and wealth spaces.

Raffaele began his career in the pre-seed start-up ecosystem, leading a business development concept in Italy and the UK. He then gained experience from several short engagements in consulting, cross-border M&A, and investment banking, working on projects in Spain, France, China, and Italy.

Raffaele received a Master of Science in Finance from Bocconi University with a thesis on “Venture Capital response to Covid-19: emerging technologies and business models”.

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Niklas joined Allianz X as an Associate in November 2019. In his role he supports the investment sourcing and evaluation process as well as the strategic relationship building between portfolio companies and Allianz entities. Niklas joined from Boston Consulting Group where he focused on various topics in the financial services industry.

Niklas holds a Master in Finance from ESADE Business School, and a Bachelor in Business Administration from WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management, during which he spent one semester in Uruguay.

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Daniel joined Allianz in 2015 and since then has worked in different Operating Entities such as AGCS and Allianz Consulting (AZC). While at AGCS, Daniel was actively involved in the claims ideation events and in screening for potential AI companies in the areas of claims and underwriting. At AZC, he was involved in the Business Process Reengineering for Allianz Italy, focusing on the implementation of innovative digital solutions, RPA, organizational streamlining and introduction of Lean Management System tools.

Daniel studied in different countries such as Brazil, USA, England, and Germany. He holds a BA in International Relation with an emphasis in Economics and a Master in Business Law (LL.M) mainly in the area of M&A and focuses on the impact of disruptive technologies in the insurance and finance sector.

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Jörg joined Allianz X in April 2018. He is a Director in the Platforms and Acquistions team. Jörg joined the Allianz Group in 2013, leading Group Performance Management & Strategic Projects. From 2014 on, he built up an early-stage venture capital unit of Allianz SE, investing and partnering with leading digital companies. Prior to Allianz, Jörg worked six years for the Investment Trust of the Bavarian Royal Family.

He started his career at Siemens AG in 1993 and became Head of Corporate Strategy & Development of Siemens Financial Services. In 2000, he joined Sky plc/KirchPayTV as member of the Executive Board. Jörg received a PhD and MBA from the University St. Gallen and was assistant to the President of the Swiss Institute for Banking and Finance. Executive Education at Harvard Business School and Fuqua School of Business.

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Florian joined Allianz X in August 2021 as an Associate. His work focuses on sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities as well as building strategic relationships between portfolio companies and Allianz entities.

Prior to joining Allianz X, Florian worked at the strategy advisory boutique goetzpartners where he supported private equity funds in their transactions by performing commercial due diligence and other strategic analyses. Before that, Florian spent a year as a startup consultant and gained experience in M&A, IT transformation, and business optimization while working at SAP, EY, and Capgemini.

Florian holds a Master of Business Management from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (University of Munich), and a Bachelor of Economics from Heidelberg University. During his studies, he spent semesters abroad in Spain and the Netherlands.

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Patrik joined Allianz X as Director in December 2020. His main focus is on our strategic acquisitions and investments that fit Allianz’s ecosystem.

Patrik has a decade of experience in advising companies on financial and strategic decisions. He joined Allianz X from PwC’s deals practice where he assisted clients with valuations, M&A transactions and due diligence as senior manager leading teams mainly on large international projects. Prior to that, he worked as an analyst at a renowned strategy consulting company where he started his career in 2010.

Patrik holds a master’s degree from the University of Economics in Prague where he focused on international trade and business valuation.

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Sümer is a Senior Manager focusing on Wealth & FinTech. He began his career in Management Consulting in Germany and joined the Allianz Group in 2013 as Senior Analyst in Allianz Turkey´s CEO Office. While at Allianz Turkey, Sümer led various strategic projects and was responsible for the formation of the Innovation Department. Prior to joining Allianz X, he was in charge of Business Development, where his focus was on the creation of new business models and partnerships.

Sümer received a Master of Science in International Management (CEMS) from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. During his studies, he spent time in Singapore and Istanbul.

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Stefan joined Allianz X in May 2018. As an Investment Manager, he analyzes the development of certain portfolio companies and is responsible for the reporting of their development towards our stakeholders. Previously, he worked at Allianz SE in Group Accounting and Reporting, focused on investments. Beside that he graduated with M.Sc. in Finance & Accounting at FOM University in Munich.

Interested in FinTechs, mobility and innovative business models, Stefan is always excited to analyze and work with those companies that are revolutionizing their industries and communities.

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Johannes joined Allianz X in February 2019 and focuses as a Senior Associate in the Platforms and Acquisitions team on the InsurTech and lead generation sectors. Before joining Allianz X, Johannes worked for EY, where he was involved in a variety of buy-side and sell-side transactions in the financial services sector.

Previously, Johannes gained experience at UniCredit, Allianz Capital Partners and Golding Capital Partners in the area of capital markets and private equity. Johannes received his M.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Mannheim in 2016. During his studies, he spent time in England and South Korea.

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Philip joined Allianz X in August 2018. As a Manager in the Platforms and Acquisitions team he primarily focuses on the FinTech ecosystem but also covers other relevant sectors. Before joining Allianz X, Philip worked for PwC where he supported a variety of both buy-side and sell-side clients regarding financial analyses in connection with transactions.

Philip received an M.Sc. in Business Administration from Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich in 2015.

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Konrad joined Allianz X as a Senior Associate in January 2021. He supports the sourcing and evaluation of investment opportunities, as well as the facilitation of strategic partnerships between Allianz X portfolio companies and Allianz businesses. Konrad joined Allianz X after completing a Schwarzman Scholarship in Beijing. Prior to the that, he worked at Fidelity International in London as a member of the internal consulting team leading strategy, M&A, and corporate development projects.

Konrad holds an MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge, an MSc in Global Affairs from Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University, and a BSc in Business Management from King’s College London. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

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