Axel is a seasoned corporate executive and entrepreneur who has a strong track record of building and growing financial services and technology businesses. As the former Chief Executive Officer Asia Pacific for Siemens Financial Services Commercial Finance, he has established greenfield finance operations in China and India, driven corporate investments and M&A transactions with a combined enterprise value of over USD300m and led a regional organization with over 300 professionals on general management and board level. After a 20-year corporate career he founded a technology start-up in 2015 which he successfully sold in 2019.
Axel lives in Hong Kong which is his home since 1994. He has also spent 7 years living and working in Beijing.