Lutz Klaus is joining Tungsten as Partner and Executive Director coming from Mayfair Asset Management, the well renowned family office of the Herz family (“Tchibo”). He started his career in the Asset Management department of cologne-based private bank Sal. Oppenheim subsequently leaving for the multi-billion Euro Degussa Pension Fund where he became CIO. During his tenure the fund successfully avoided most pitfalls of the recent financial crisis leading to several Awards from “Portfolio Institutionell.” His investment style is a combination of modern portfolio construction theory paired with derivative overlay strategies.

Lutz Klaus holds a degree as “Diplom Ökonom” from the University of Giessen and is a CFA Charterholder.