Team

Team

Fridtjof Detzner, GP

Fridtjof co-founded the DIY website builder Jimdo before he shifted his focus to supporting and investing into founders that contribute to an economy within the planetary boundaries.

Fridtjof Detzner, GP

Fridtjof Detzner, GP

Planet A Network, Start-up Support and Vision

Christian Schad, GP

Christian is a serial entrepreneur and a social activist. At Planet A, Christian is spearheading the financial strategy as well as governance and compliance matters.

Christian Schad, GP

Christian Schad, GP

Finance, Governance and Compliance

Lena Thiede, GP

Lena is an Environmental and Climate Expert. As Project Manager Impact at Planet A, Lena’s focus is on developing a rigid framework and tool for impact measuring and forecasting.

Lena Thiede, GP

Lena Thiede, GP

Impact Measuring, Impact Forecasting

Tobias Seikel, GP

Tobias is a skilled manager and senior investment professional with extensive experience in building start-ups and VC. Tobias is responsible for the fund’s dealflow and investment process.

Tobias Seikel, GP

Tobias Seikel, GP

Dealflow, Start-up Support & HR

Nick de la Forge, GP

Nick is the deep-tech expert at Planet A, leading the fundraising efforts and is responsible for expanding our network within the European investment space

Nick de la Forge, GP

Nick de la Forge, GP

Investor Relations & Dealflow

Cimberley Groß, Core Team

Cimberley has a background in strategy and political science and has experience in start-up and NGO consulting. As the Team & PR manager, Cimberley acts as the first point of contact for start-ups & PR requests.

Cimberley Groß, Core Team

Cimberley Groß, Core Team

Team Management & Public Relations

Benedikt Buchspieß (PhD), Core Team

Benedikt holds a Master of Science degree and a PhD in environmental engineering. At Planet A, Benedikt is responsible for impact assessments, methodology development and calculating the LCAs.

Benedikt Buchspieß (PhD), Core Team

Benedikt Buchspieß (PhD), Core Team

Impact Assessment, LCA Development

Helmut Söhler, Core Team

Helmut is an experienced Senior Manager within the European Financial Industry.

Helmut Söhler, Core Team

Helmut Söhler, Core Team

Planet A Network, Fundraising

Andrei Dinu, Design Advisor

Andrei is an experienced product designer specialized in UX, UI, research, and prototyping. He helps Planet A to turn impact forecasting into a digital product.

Andrei Dinu, Design Advisor

Andrei Dinu, Design Advisor

Product Design & UX

Christian Riedel, Storytelling Advisor

Christian is an expert in business storytelling and brand strategy. He has co-initiated Planet A and helps to shape Planet A’s vision and brand.

Christian Riedel, Storytelling Advisor

Christian Riedel, Storytelling Advisor

Storytelling & Branding