Carsten is a Portfolio Manager, Executive Director in the Investment Management team as well as Country Head Spain. He is based in Madrid office. Carsten joined AEW in 2012 and was based in the London office for 4 years, before relocating to Spain in late 2016 to open the Madrid office. Previously, he held, inter alia, various functions in fund, investment and asset management in the USA, Europe and Central Europe. He began his career in the investment banking division of Deutsche Bank focusing on Real Estate M & A transactions. He also gained experience working in the private equity real estate area of JER Partners, as well as Starwood Capital Group in the UK, the USA and France. He then joined Generali Immobiliare in Paris as director of the investment funds and asset management and was entrusted with the funds / assets in Europe and the US. Carsten holds a Master in Management degree from ESCP Europe, Paris, and completed a degree in business administration at the Ludwig Maximilian University.