Michael Schneider, Germany

Director, Head of Environmental & Social Capital
Deutsche Bank AG, Asset Management

Having joined Deutsche Bank in 1994 as an apprentice, Michael Schneider completed a four-years' executive training programme through the year 2000, taking on responsibilities in a variety of departments, including Public Sector and Corporate Clients, Retail and Business Banking, Private Wealth Management, and Credit Risk Management. Between 2000 and 2005 he served as Associate and later Vice President of Deutsche Bank in New York working on asset financing solutions for Deutsche Bank’s largest corporate clients.

In 2007, Michael structured the world’s first securitisation of subordinated microfinance credits with external rating “db Microfinance-Invest Nr. 1”. In 2009, he established a team solely dedicated to creating a socially and ecologically responsible impact by structuring and managing innovative and transparent investment products that offer attractive risk-adjusted returns to DB’s clients. Michael’s Environmental & Social Capital group now manages three public private partnership funds focused on sustainable energy in emerging economies, energy efficiency in the EU and food security in Africa.

Michael holds a degree in banking from Bankakademie Leipzig. He is married and has one daughter.

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