The Board

The board members manage the organisation and represent it in and outside courts of justice in accordance with paragraph 26 BGB. The representation is effected through the Chairman and one of the Co-Chairmen. The Board of Directors consists of seven persons, appointed for two years. 

Within the board, the activities and duties of the association are divided into the following:

  • Legal
  • Alternative Markets
  • Human Resources
  • Public Relations
  • Education/Science
  • Events
  • Investors Advisory Board
  • Finance

The board members are:

Achim Pütz is founder and chairman of the Bundesverband Alternative Investments e.V. and was a council member of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) for many years. He is the author of numerous articles for investment and insurance regulatory publications and a sought-after speaker at industry events.

Mr. Pütz is responsible for the departments legal and investors advisory more


Britta Bene (Co-Chairman) is a partner at Indigo Headhunters, where she heads the Alternative Investments division. Her focus is on executive positions at GPs and their portfolio companies as well as institutional investors, family offices, fund of funds and placement agents. Her expertise covers private equity, private debt, venture capital, infrastructure, and hedge or activist funds

Ms Bene is responsible for the departments human resources and further education.. read more


Dr Peter Brodehser (Co-Chairman) is a seasoned alternative investment executive with about 20 years' experience in the banking and institutional market. He has extensive experience in structuring infrastructure and renewable energy transactions.

Dr Peter Brodehser is responsible for events and the investors advisory more


Matthias Erb (Co-Chairman) is partner at StepStone Global. He has many years of international experience in the asset management and insurance industry, with more than 20 years experience in the Alternative Investments industry. Matthias Erb worked both on the buy side and on the sell side as well as in the structuring area.

Mr. Erb is responsible for the departments alternative markets and public more



Andreas Kalusche (Co-Chairman) is CEO of Prime Capital AG in Frankfurt. He has been working there since August 2014 and is responsible for Investor coverage, distribution and solutions including international markets, public relations (incl. external appearance / marketing / communication) as well as the project management team.

Mr. Kalusche is responsible for the departements public relations and alternative more


Bastian Schmedding (Co-Chairman) works as Managing Director for the Intermediate Capital Group (ICG), the London listed worldwide leading specialist asset manager for European private debt.

Mr. Schmedding is responsible for the departments finance and human more


Prof. Dr. Rolf Tilmes (Co-Chairman) is responsible as Academic Director for executive education activities in the field of Finance, Wealth Management and Sustainability Management at the EBS Executive School of EBS University of Economics and Law, Wiesbaden /Rheingau (EBS).

Prof. Dr. Tilmes is responsible for the departments education and events more


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