Christoph Rommel began his banking career in 1980 with Bayerische Vereinsbank Group, Munich where he was initially responsible for corporate clients in Augsburg Branch from 1983 – 1989. From 1990-92 he was posted to Japan as Senior Manager Corporate & Investment Banking, Tokyo Branch. Between 1993 and 1996, he was based in Milan as CEO & Country Head, Italy before being transferred in 1997 to the London Branch as CEO & General Manager UK, Corporate & Investment Banking. In 1999, Christoph returned to Germany and joined Delbrück & Co Privatbankiers, Berlin/Cologne as a Managing General Partner in one of Europe’s oldest private Banks. In January 2003 – in the context of ABN AMRO’s acquisition of Delbrück & Co – he was appointed to the Board of Directors of the new Delbrück & Co. AG, Frankfurt am Main. In late 2005, Christoph left ABN AMRO Group and returned to Asia. From 2006 – 2012 he was Regional Head Asia Pacific & CEO Singapore Branch of a major German Landesbank and chaired the bank’s entire business activities and network in the Asia-Pacific region. In 2014, Christoph returned again to Europe and founded in Milan the Merchant Banking Advisory Platform “VdD Consult S.r.L.”. Christoph is a graduated apprenticeship-banker who studied Business Economics in Augsburg.