Christian is a research assistant and doctoral candidate at the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Finance at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, which he joined in October 2017. In his dissertation, Christian focuses on experimental research in entrepreneurial finance. Christian holds a M.Sc. degree in Finance and Strategic Management from Copenhagen Business School and a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Mannheim. Moreover, he spent one term abroad at Montpellier Business School. Additionally, Christian gained substantial knowledge and practical experience in the banking (J.P. Morgan, Berenberg, HSBC) and consulting sector (Roland Berger).