Lecturer of Financial Management

• Master in Business and Economics, University of Graz, Austria
• Certificate of complementary exams for qualified accountants and auditors in Luxembourg

Uli Grabenwarter is currently on temporary leave from European Investment Fund for conducting research on impact investing and responsible investing in private equity and venture capital. Until recently Uli was Head, Equity Fund Investments at the European Investment Fund (EIF), one of the largest pan-European fund-of-funds investors in Private Equity and Venture Capital. Prior to EIF, Uli worked for several years at the European Investment Bank and at PriceWaterhouseCoopers in corporate finance, project finance, finance consulting and audit. He shared many of his thoughts and observations on the private equity and venture capital industry in the bestselling Euromoney book, Exposed to the J-curve – Understanding and Managing Private Equity Fund Investments, as well as in numerous articles and white papers on risk and return dynamics in private equity and venture capital investments. Uli Grabenwarter is a regular keynote speaker at private equity conferences throughout the world.

Areas of interest

* Risk/return strategies in Venture Capital and Private Equity
* Investment selection
* Portfolio strategies for PE/VC funds