Head of Compliance
Matthias is a former partner at Clairfield Germany and current head of compliance. Matthias has advised on over 30 mid-size, crossborder mergers & acquisitions transactions, mostly in transport & logistics, food & drink, and financial services. He has built and led several M&A teams, managed an investment banking activity across several products, and orchestrated the complete relaunch of a commercial banking business. He is fluent in Dutch, French, and English as well as his native German.
He has more than 25 years’ experience managing German operations for banks in Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, and London. In his previous position, he oversaw ABN AMRO’s German corporate and investment-banking business.
Matthias is a qualified lawyer and earned a Ph.D. at Münster University with a thesis in corporate and tax law.