Our team of capital markets,
technology & investment banking experts
The management team
Oliver SchimekChief Executive Officer & Founder
Marco HinzChief Operating Officer
Stefan KleffChief Technology Officer
Roman SteigertahlHead of Business Development
Antonine SanchezHead of Legal
Your regional contact persons
Meet the key players in Berlin, Frankfurt, London, Luxembourg and Vienna.
Brian KaneDirector of Capital Markets & Originations: UK, Ireland & Nordics
Brian brings with him 20+ years of experience in the analysis and funding of credit risk, covering pan-European ABS transactions. He spent 17 years at S&P Global Ratings in senior analytical and team leader roles within the Structured Finance group, subsequently becoming Head of Capital Markets for Bluestone Capital Management’s UK and Ireland platforms, where he raised capital and funding for their European asset-based lending operations.
Christian FischerVP Strategic Business Development
Christian has over 20 years’ experience in capital markets, working closely with the German savings bank sector since 2002. Having worked as an institutional fund consultant at DekaBank, he subsequently managed two asset management distribution companies (co-)founded by him, that specialised in providing solutions to treasury, investment management and private banking departments. Christian has also held positions at the Frankfurt offices of DWS and Deutsche Bank.
Stefan WeisserDirector of Capital Markets & Originations: Germany
Stefan has worked for 20+ years in corporate finance and lending, holding posts in London, Düsseldorf and Frankfurt. He spent several years at WestLB, subsequently moving to IKB Deutsche Industriebank in Frankfurt where, prior to joining CrossLend, he served as Director of Loan Syndication, responsible for the structuring and syndication of corporate loans, promissory notes, project finance transactions and LBOs (the latter predominantly in France).
Ingo RiegerCountry Head: Austria
In a career spanning London, Frankfurt and Vienna, Ingo has accumulated over 20 years’ experience in investment banking, holding senior positions at several major banks. Prior to joining CrossLend, he worked as Head of Markets at Kommunalkredit Austria, an infrastructure bank. In his previous roles as Executive Director at Nomura International in London, Director at Barclays Capital in London and Director at Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, he managed the structuring and distribution of products across diverse asset classes to banks as well as corporate and institutional clients in the DACH region.
Jochen WeissDirector Regulatory and Accounting Solutions
Jochen has 20 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry. In his last role, he was Senior Advisor Client Regulation and Accounting for institutional clients at DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale. His core expertise includes risk management, banking and insurance regulation, as well as accounting under international and local GAAP. At CrossLend, Jochen focuses primarily on capital market transactions for banks, insurance companies, and pension funds, leading his team in providing regulatory and accounting solutions.
Andrew Tierney, CFADirector, Capital Markets & Origination
Andrew has worked at major investment firms including Fidelity International, BMO Global Asset Management and SSGA. At Fidelity, his role included day-to-day management and trading for funds, portfolios and segregated mandates, covering execution, hedging, and rebalancing. Prior to that, at BMO GAM he was responsible for the quant research and analysis side of the company’s Manager Selection and was a member of the Manager Selection Committee. He also worked as a middle office manager at State Street Global Advisors. Andrew is a Chartered Financial Analyst and also speaks Chinese.