Together with Ashoka, Markus has built the Financing Agency for Social Entrepreneurship (FASE) in Germany. FASE helps leading social entreprises to raise growth capital to scale-up their social impact. FASE has built a broad network of impact investors. So far, FASE has closed six transactions between EUR 100k and 500k, thereby channeling approx. EUR 2mn into the eco-system of social finance.
Prior to this, Markus worked for more than 7 years as a top-management consultant for McKinsey & Company. Markus studied Business Administration and Economics at the Universities of Witten/Herdecke and Cambridge (UK) and received his Ph.D. from the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management.