Markus is Senior Advisor to The IC Research Institute and a Member of the Global Advisory Board, based in Zurich, Switzerland and Singapore. He is a Managing Director at Greenwich Associates where he heads the Investment Management Practice in Europe and Asia ex Japan and advises senior executives among major asset management firms on their sales and distribution strategy. Prior, he was the Head of Corporate Development at Bank Vontobel where he oversaw corporate development, marketing and communication at group level. Before that, he had been the Head of Asia ex Japan at Greenwich Associates, and held senior positions in London, UK and New York, USA. Markus started his career at McKinsey & Company in Cologne, Germany and Paris, France. He is also an investor and a Non-Executive Director at Izicap, a pioneering startup in payment card based loyalty solutions.
Markus received an MSc in Finance from London Business School (UK), and a Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) in Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering from RWTH Aachen (Germany). He is fluent in English, German, French and Spanish, and has a good level of Italian, Portuguese and Chinese.