A seasoned team

More than 100 years
of experience in finance
and the financial industry

Deutsche Infrastructure deliberately relies on experts with a broad scope of backgrounds, ranging from finance to IT and artificial intelligence.

In addition to our central team, we have built a network of Country
Ambassadors located in countries all over the world, enabling us to
gather first-hand information directly on the ground.


Central Team

Andreas Woitzik


MBA from Goethe University, Frankfurt, 25 years of experience in finance. Previously a consultant at McKinsey & Company and university lecturer in Finance

Dr. Egbert Willam

Board Member

Ph.D. in Business Administration from Vienna university, INSEAD post-graduate. Co-founder PartnerRe, the 5th largest reinsurer. 20 years Board Director at Cologne Re

Tsion Keno

Chief of Staff & Finance

Master's degree in Medical Diagnostic Technologies, diploma in Chemistry, bachelor in Business Administration

Christian Kronberger


Master's degree in History, Law and Politics. 18 years of experience as PR manager and consultant in PR agencies and the asset management industry

Thomas Salzmann

IT & Data Analysis

Master's degree in Applied Mathematics with focus on Statistics and Computer Science. Artificial Intelligence (AI) consultant and programmer

Central Team

Tahir Ramzan

Lead Software Architect

Double Master's degree in Economics and Computer Science. Awarded software developer, e.g. double scholarship winner of Google Summer of Code

Country Ambassadors


Regional Heads

Oytun Balikcioglu

Regional Head West & Central Asia

Bachelor degree in Economics. 20 years of work experience, leading several multi-national assignments and departments with diverse cultures. Expertise in sales & marketing, business development, accounting & finance and project management

Rami Gad

Regional Head Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

Bachelor of Engineering and Computer Science. 10 years of experience in consulting at Big 4 e. g. PwC. Specialized in portfolio management, business analysis, digital transformation, information technology, data science and artificial intelligence

Abdur Rehman Sulliman

Regional Head Southern Africa

Diploma in Business Accounting. Multi year work experience, practised in managing financial systems and establishing corporate governance. Skilled in developing relationships with vendors and in acting in an environment of diverse cultures

20+ Country Ambassadors

accross Europe, Africa, Asia & Latin America

Academic Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Carsten Kotas

Corporate finance advisor & professor of Business Administration. 25+ years of experience in the financial industry. Prior roles include e. g. Head of Alternative Investments with UBS and portfolio manager with HSBC and DIT (today Allianz Global Investors)

Prof. Dr. Dirk Schiereck

Head of the Corporate Finance Department at Darmstadt University of Technology. Visiting Professor at European Business School, specialist in private equity

Prof. Dr. Klaus W. Slapnicar

Professor in Commercial Law, more than 30 years of experience. President of Deutsche Wirtschaftsjuristische Gesellschaft (German Association of Commercial Law)

Advisory Board

Peter Bruhn

Expert in Digital Transformation with 20+ years of experience, e.g. at McKinsey and Deutsche Telekom. 3 Master's/Diploma degrees (Business Administration, Information & Computer Science

Benedikt Hoffmann

Accomplished executive bank manager with focus on international growth markets, e.g. former CEO ProCredit Bank El Salvador and Sierra Leone

Oliver Raubold

Double MBA in Business Administration from Universities in Germany and Sweden. Senior consultant with MLP, head of the MLP startup incubator