Managing Director, Alternative Investments
Johannes joined Vistra as Managing Director of optegra Germany, which was acquired by Vistra in April 2017. He currently heads the Alternative Investments unit of Vistra Germany and is a member of the Vistra Alternative Investment Services (AIS) Board. Johannes co-founded optegra in 2005 and played a key role in driving growth in alternative investments business.
Johannes is very experienced in structuring investment concepts, and as a regulatory compliance advisor to investment funds, asset managers and investors. With a tax consultancy background he has over 25 years of experience in the alternative investment fund industry with a strong focus on real estate and private equity funds. Johannes is focused on growth in alternative investments business.
Johannes graduated from the University of Bonn with a degree in agricultural economics. In 1996 he gained his German CTA qualification.
His native language is German, but he also speaks fluent English.