David has many years of experience as a real estate investor and transactional lawyer in the areas of real estate, corporate law and M&A. He has advised on transactions with a volume of over £1.5 billion, including the acquisition and sale of several large-volume project developments.
Before founding LINUS, David worked for several years at the international commercial law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (then Berwin Leighton Paisner). David studied law at the Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität in Bonn and is a fully qualified lawyer.
Frederic is responsible for overseeing all of LINUS’ finances, Capital Markets and Investor Relations. This includes all Capital Market communications with investors and analysts.
After graduating from WHU with a INSEAD MBA in Business administration, he started his career at Allianz SE, and now looks back on more than eight years of experience in the financial industry. Most recently, Frederic has worked as an Investment Banking Associate at Goldman Sachs in Frankfurt.
Verena Mohaupt holds a degree in Business Administration from the Westfälische Wilhelms University in Münster (Diplom Kauffrau) and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. She has extensive experience in finance and private equity.
She began her career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs International in London, followed by positions at McKinsey & Co. and Allianz Capital Partners. She was also one of the founders of ciao.com AG, a European online shopping portal. Currently, Verena is a partner of Findos Investor GmbH, a medium-sized private equity fund based in Munich, as well as a supervisory board member of home24 SE and Pacifico Renewables Yield AG.
Christian Vollmann (Diplom-Kaufmann, born 1977) is deputy chairman of the LINUS supervisory board.The serial entrepreneur has himself helped found 75 companies since 2005, including the social network StudiVZ and the travel portal Trivago. In 2015, he founded the social neighbourhood network nebenan.de and was awarded Business Angel of the Year in 2017.
Christian Vollman is a venture partner and member of the Investment Committee of PropTech1 Ventures, Germany's first venture capital fund focused on the untapped innovation potential of the real estate industry. In an honorary capacity, Christian advises the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology as Chairman of the Advisory Board Young Digital Economy and advocates for the interests of start-ups on the Board of the German Start-up Association.
Jennifer Brenke studied law in Berlin and London and, in addition to two state examinations, holds an LL.B. with German Law, King's College, London. Since her legal traineeship, she has concentrated on commercial law.
After specialising in capital markets law and corporate law, she worked in the banking and finance department of a major international law firm. Her focus here was real estate financing. From there, she moved to the area of restructuring.
Kristian Schmidt-Garve studied law in Berlin (FU Berlin) and Japan (Kyushu University). He is a licensed attorney and holds a Master of Laws degree in international business and commercial law.
After working for the law firm Coudert Brothers LLP and Tele München Gruppe, he has been an investment manager in the field of venture capital since 2007. Kristian is a General Partner and member of the Management Board of MIG Verwaltungs AG in Munich and has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Konsum REIT-AG since 2018, among other positions.