Title: Chief Investment Officer
Company: Lloyd Fonds
Michael Schmidt is a member of the management board and the Chief Investment Officer of Lloyd Fonds AG, an independent boutique investment management firm based in Germany. Michael is also a board member of DVFA, the German Society of Investment Professionals, and heads its Commission on Corporate Governance & Stewardship. Besides, he is a member of the Sustainability Advisory Council at Deutsche Post DHL. In a further voluntary capacity, Michael is a member of the Sustainable Finance Committee of the German Federal Government.
In previous roles, Michael served on the management boards of Deka Investment and Union Investment for three and six years respectively. Prior to that, he worked for 14 years in the asset management division of Deutsche Bank.
Michael is a trained banker, holds a master‘s degree in business and finance from Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and is a CFA-charterholder.
Michael was a member of the EU Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (“HLEG”) whose final report provided the basis for the EU Action Plan: Financing Sustainable Growth.