As the firms` Founder he oversees Business Development and serves as a member of SteppenWolf Capital`s Manager Investment Committee responsible for manager sourcing, portfolio structuring and strategy diversification.
Mr. Schaefer graduated from the University of Heidelberg where his field of concentration was Economics and Pharmacy. Prior to establishing the firm, he was Global Head of Sales at a German listed boutique Private Bank. Before joining the bank in 2009, Mr. Schaefer was Regional Head of Sales (Eastern Europe, Benelux, Nordics) at the world's largest listed alternative investment firm, responsible for communication, marketing, sales and structuring in the region.
Prior he worked in various investment banks, amongst them Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and Merrill Lynch in Washington, Frankfurt, New York and London.