Frankfurt (Germany), May 2020. GreenTec Capital Partners is very pleased to announce that Markward Michaelis has joined the team in the role of Senior Legal Counsel and Compliance Officer. Markward will leverage his extensive business and legal experience in the finance sector to develop our internal legal and compliance departments and advise GreenTec and its entities.
Mr. Michaelis comes to GreenTec from a long and distinguished career in the fund industry in Germany and Luxembourg. Markward studied in Passau and Münster, both in Germany and became a fully accredited lawyer at the High Court of Düsseldorf. He developed a strong background in law spending 8 years in the legal department gaining deep experience in the implementation of legal and regulatory topics for a globally active organization. He developed a specialization in legal frameworks of funds and investment vehicles across multiple jurisdictions. He also gained extensive operational experience as Head of Implementation & Contract Management, leveraging his experiences on both sides to act as a formidable sparring partner to clarify and develop legal documents and questions internally. Furthermore, in his last 2 Years at DWS Markward covered globally aligned projects as Senior Governance Project Manager.
After a 16 year career developing deep experience across several areas in a large organization, he decided to join a young, strong, and growing team with a great business idea and vision where he could contribute his knowledge and experience to creating impact.
Markward is an Austrian who grew up in Germany and speaks fluent English and German. He has two little daughters. Markward tries to be on the tennis court as often as he can and enjoys driving boats. In the winter he is an enthusiastic skier.
Join us in welcoming Markward to the team!