We are happy to welcome Prof. Dr. Diethard B. Simmert in our team who joined us as of 1st of July, 2020.
He will be of great value add supporting us with our investment advisory, fund placement and public relations activities.
After his studies and academic activities (Money, Loans, Banks), Prof. Dr. Diethard B. Simmert worked at “Deutsche Sparkassen- und Giroverband” in Bonn from 1978 until 1986, lately as the adviser of the President.
During the same time, he was chief editor of the academic Magazine “Kredit und Kapital”. Subsequently, he took over the role of the chief economist of a Frankfurt based high street bank. From 1989 until 2003, he was the divisional director from “Provonzial Rheinland AG” in Dusseldorf. During this time, he was i.a. (steht für inter alia) responsible for capital investment, sales and distribution, and communication.
In 1997, having been a long-standing (10 years) lecturer for finance and loans at the University of Bonn, he became a Professor at the International School of Management (ISM) in Dortmund. He is the course director of the degree course “BSc. Finance and Management”.
Since 2003, he is an associate at the “Institut für Wirtschaftsberatung” (IfW) as well as a member of the supervisory board of GNP AG as well as “median AG, Düsseldorf”.
Since 2002, he is a Bafin-appointed trustee of the Ergo. He is the founder (1985) and current CFO of the association “Monetärer Workshop”.
In addition to his numerous academical and professional publications, he is the publisher resp. coordinator of the professional magazines “S-Anlagebrief” and “Firmenberatung” for the “SFinanzgruppe”. Since 2001, he is a member of the board of trustees of the registered association “Wissenschaftsförderung der Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe e.V (DSGV), Bonn”.