Darius Oliver Kianzad is a managing partner at Clairfield Germany. He focuses primarily on the cleantech, energy, and industrial sectors as well as projects in emerging markets. Darius has more than 20 years of experience in corporate finance, strategy and business development, and internationalization of business models. He began his career at the Treuhandanstalt as a privatization manager and led corporate finance sector teams at top auditors and investment banks including as head of energy/automotive and co-head of industrials at Sal. Oppenheim. Darius was a member of the managing board at the ista group, a leading energy-service provider where he was responsible for corporate development and M&A, and was the region head for the emerging markets sector.