Michaela joined Gilde in 2019 and is based in Frankfurt. Before joining Gilde, Michaela worked as Executive Assistant for a Partner at BDT & Company International, LLP in Frankfurt. Prior to that Michaela worked at Deutsche Bank for 18 years, first in the Investment Banking Division, covering the Head of Corporate Finance and the Head of Financial Sponsor Coverage DACH Region and then for a Board Member. From 1988 to 1998 Michaela lived in the UK where she gained a BA in Business Studies and also worked as Administration Manager for a car insurer.