As Managing Director at SANZARU Group, Stephan runs investment portfolios using equity, debt as well as alternative strategies, seeking positive economic, societal and environmental impact as a sustainable investor.
Stephan is Partner & Head of Sustainable Finance at TIIME, an impact advisory and advocacy company, where he advises banks, funds, and family offices on their investment strategy and their sustainability practices.
Stephan is also a Non-Executive Director with mandates in the Financial Services, Technology, Communication, and Food & Beverage sectors. He leverages his extensive blue-chip advisory experience across Europe and the Emerging Markets, where he has acted as a senior advisor to CxOs and Boards in resolving strategic dilemmas and navigating transformational change.
Stephan is a frequent speaker, panel and jury member at conferences and events across Europe. He mentors and coaches entrepreneurs, business leaders and fund managers on a (mostly) pro-bono basis. He also teaches and provides training on sustainability, responsible investing, early-stage investing, entrepreneurship, go-to-market strategies, etc.
Stephan holds an MBA from INSEAD and an MSc in Aerospace Engineering from Delft University, and is a CFA Charterholder.