Dr. Christian J. Fendt – Managing Director

Dr. Fendt

Dr. Christian J. Fendt

Christian has extensive experience in management consulting and in financial services. Prior to the founding of Arumis Consulting, he founded the independent private wealth management company Pegasos Capital. This involved receiving approval/ a license from the German financial services authorities, launching a mutual fund, developing and growing the business during his 3½ years as Managing Director, and eventually selling the company to a strategic investor. Before this, Christian worked 5 years for Fortis Investments, a global asset management company with 2,500 employees in 30 offices worldwide. During this time he completed and successfully integrated a number of acquisitions, based at the company’s headquarters in Brussels. In this context he also spent 1½ years in St. Petersburg as Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer of KIT Fortis Investments (a leading Russian asset manager with over 100 employees) and was a member of the Supervisory Board of Fortis Investments in Turkey. Prior to this, he spent 4 years in London working for companies such as Gartmore Investment, Legal & General and the Financial Times. Christian started his career as a management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group in Munich.

Christian holds BSc and MSc degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Munich, as well as an MSc in Business & Management with Distinction from the Strathclyde Graduate Business School in Glasgow, Scotland. During his time in London, he successfully completed a part-time PhD at the East London Business School. He is married and has two daughters.