Board Member, Co-Founder of Circuitus Capital
Carsten is currently Chairman, Partner and Co-Founder of Circuitus Capital, an asset management firm focused on private equity in infrastructure across Europe and Latam.
Carsten is a senior business leader with three decades of experience growing and transforming businesses in investment banking, asset management and market infrastructure globally. He was CEO of Deutsche Boerse Group in Frankfurt, and before that Chairman and CEO of UBS Investment Bank, Member of the UBS Group Executive Board, Group ALCO, Board of Director’s Risk & Audit Committee, Chair of the UBS IB Risk Committee and Head of Non-Core and Legacy.
Before moving to UBS, Carsten was Partner at Goldman Sachs and Co-Head of the Securities Division Asia (ex-Japan). Over his time at Goldman he was Co-Head EMEA Emerging Markets, Co-Head European Securities Division Sales, Head of European and Asian CDO Business and Head FICC Germany and Austria. He started his career in credit derivatives trading at Barclays De Zoete Wedd.
Carsten has also been Non-Executive Director of the Board at FNZ (UK) Ltd, Board member of CEINEX AG, Visiting Professor in the Department of Finance at the London School of Economics (LSE), and he continues to be Advisory Board member of the Financial Markets Group & Systemic Risk Centre at the LSE.
Carsten holds an MSc in Finance and Accounting from the London School of Economics, a BA (Honours) from Middlesex University in the UK and a Diplom-Betriebswirt from the University of Reutlingen in Germany.