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BAI Investors Advisory Board

The interests of institutional investors - insurance companies, “Pensionskassen”, pension funds, “Versorgungswerke”, Corporates and Family Offices – are represented by the BAI Investors Advisory Board.

Objective is in particular the involvement of institutional investors in BAI’s work on a political and professional level, their participation as creative mind, contact and decision making body as well as an advocate for AI-topics towards politicians, supervisory bodies and press. Furthermore, it was created as an institutionalized platform for promoting dialogue within BAI and among investors.

Armin Beerwart, Head of  Alternative Investments, W&W Asset Management GmbH
After his study of Business Administration, Armin Beerwart was responsible for Controlling and Administration in the finance department at  Württembergische Versicherung. After his transfer to W&W Asset Management, he took part in the setting of Controlling- and Accounting of its new founded company. Since 2004 he is Senior Portfolio Manager for Alternative Investments (Private Equity, Infrastructure incl. Renewable Energies and Private Debt). Since 2012/2014 Mr. Beerwart is managing director among others at WürttLeben Alternative Investments GmbH and WL Erneuerbare Energien Verwaltungs GmbH.

Andreas Binder, Head of Alternative Investments, WAVE Management AG
Mr. Binder joined VHV Group / WAVE Management AG in 2004 and is Head of Alternative Investments since 2009. Previously Mr. Binder worked as portfolio manager in Private Equity (2007-2009) and Assistant to the CFO/CIO (2004-2007). Mr. Binder started his career as a trainee with E.ON.

Mr. Binder holds a degree in Business Administration (German: Diplom-Kaufmann), is a member and Charterholder of the CAIA Institute (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) as well as a Private Equity Advisor (ebs/BAI).

WAVE Management AG, 100% subsidiary of VHV Group based in Hannover and BaFin-authorised financial services institution, operates as an advisor in all aspects of Asset Management for his customers. Being Head of Alternative Investments, Mr. Binder is responsible for portfolio management and research in the areas of Private Equity, Real Estate, ABS/CLOs as well as Infrastructure / Renewables. In this context Mr. Binder holds several appointments as advisory council. Born 1977, Mr. Binder is married and father of three boys.

Dajana Brodmann, E.ON SE
Since November 2015, Mrs. Brodmann is working for E.ON- concern in the field of Asset Management and is as the head of CTA responsible for investments in Private Equity and Infrastructure. Mrs. Brodmann is a member in the Investment Committee and in several Advisory Boards. Four years before her transfer to E.ON, she has been the director of Alternative Investments and Shares at WPV as well as, for more than six years, assistant director of Alternative Investments at BVK in Munich. Mrs. Brodmann is business economist (FH), CAIA Charterholder and lecturer for the study Private Equity at the EBS Executive Education, the EBS university for economics and law at Wiesbaden/Rheingau.

Frank Egermann, BVV
As Head of Portfolio Management, Frank Egermann is responsible for the conception and management of the investment portfolios of the companies of the BVV Group, in particular the portfolio of BVV Versicherungsverein des Bankgewerbes a.G. from approx. EUR 30 billion. He gained experience in asset management in various areas of Bankgesellschaft Berlin AG, today Landesbank Berlin, most recently as Head of Portfolio Management for the Group's own fund company. At the beginning of 2004 the business graduate (Diplom-Kaufmann) changed to BVV .

Stefan Hentschel, Head of Pension Asset Management, Evonik Industries AG.
Mr. Hentschel is head of capital investment at Degussa and Evonik Pensionstreuhand e.V. He is board member for capital investments in both Asset Pools. After his traineeship in finance, and a study in Business Administration, he started his business career as an analyst at Bankhaus Lampe. Later he worked as a portfolio manager for institutional clients at Lampe Asset Management GmbH. Mr. Hentschel has a CEFA-degree at the DVFA.

Dr. Gunar Lietz, Head of capital investment at Pensionskasse der Wacker Chemie VVaG
Wacker Chemie is the biggest welfare institution registered in MDAX. It covers an amount of capital of about 2 bn. Euros. Dr. Lietz is, since the beginning of 2009, responsible for the broad diversification of portfolios out of stocks, pensions and Alternative Investments. His task is the conception and operative realization of the management of capital investments. After his study in economics at the university in Jena he was employed as a working student and postgraduate at the local professorship for finance. In 2004 Dr. Lietz began to work at IKB Deutsche Industriebank in Düsseldorf as a conjuncture- and market researcher. Then he transferred to MEAG as a specialist in macro and capital market research.

Rainer Maucher, Gemeinnützige Hertie-Stiftung
Mr. Maucher is part of an asset management service at Hertie-Stiftung since 2001. In 2014 he was announced to the managing director and therefore directs the sectors asset management, accounting, controlling and administration. Before he joined the foundation sector, he has worked, for six years, in the field of capital investment. At last, he accounted the sector organization, controlling, and risk management. Mr. Maucher studied economics at the university Wolfgang Goethe in Frankfurt and successfully completed a traineeship as a banker at the Dresdner Bank AG.

Dr. Heiko Seeger, Managing Director Capital Investments, Versorgungswerk der Wirtschaftsprüfer und vereidigten Buchprüfer (WPV)
Since 2013, Dr. Seeger is CIO and responsible for 3 bn. € capital investments, therewith a significant percentage of Alternative Investments. Earlier, he was 16 years headed different positions of Provinzial Rheinland Versicherung AG, among others as Head of Equity and Alternative Investments and Head of Fixed Income. After his traineeship as a banker, he studied business administration in Cologne and graduated at a professorship in banking management. Dr. Seeger is CFA Charterholder, since 2000.

Martin Koneberg, Leiter Alternative Investments, Bayerische Versorgungskammer

Martin Koneberg ist seit 2014 verantwortlich für die Anlagen in Alternative Investments bei der Bayerischen Versorgungskammer (BVK). Seine Themenschwerpunkte umfassen Investitionen in Private Equity, Infrastruktur, Timber, Hedgefonds und Rohstoffe. Seine berufliche Laufbahn begann er mit einer Ausbildung zum Bankkaufmann bei der Dresdner Bank AG, gefolgt von einem Studium der Betriebswirtschaftslehre an der Universität Passau sowie an der Università degli Studi di Verona. Herr Koneberg ist zudem seit 2009 CAIA Charterholder.Als größte öffentlich-rechtliche Versorgungsgruppe Deutschlands führt die Bayerische Versorgungskammer die Geschäfte von zwölf rechtlich selbständigen berufsständischen und kommunalen Altersversorgungseinrichtungen mit insgesamt ca. 1,9 Mio. Versicherten, ca. 4,8 Mrd. € jährlichen Beitrags- und Umlageeinnahmen und ca. 3,4 Mrd. € jährlichen Rentenzahlungen. Sie managt für alle Einrichtungen zusammen ein Kapitalanlagevolumen von derzeit ca. 85 Mrd. €. Seit 2011 ist die BVK Unterzeichner der PRI-Richtlinien.