Christian joined Fidelity as a German, Austrian and Swiss company analyst in December 2005, covering all sectors and working from our Frankfurt office. In April 2008 Christian became a Portfolio Assistant for FF Germany Fund and was dedicated to researching German stocks, particularly within small and mid-cap areas of the market. Prior to joining Fidelity, Christian spent three years’ as an Associate Director, Asset Manager at West LB Asset Management. Here he was responsible for all equity investments in banks at West LB and covered the 30 largest Pan-European banks. Christian studied for a "Diplom-Betriebswirt" at the International School of Management (ISM), Dortmund, and spent semesters at the European Business School in London and then Columbia University, New York. He is a CFA Charter Holder.