Matthias is a managing director in the Merchant Banking Division (MBD) and focuses on European private equity transactions, with responsibility for Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Central and Eastern Europe. He is a member of the MBD Corporate Investment Committee. He first joined Goldman Sachs in 2000, joined TPG Capital for three years in 2003 and then rejoined Goldman Sachs in the Merchant Banking Division in London in 2006. He was named managing director in 2010 and partner in 2014. Matthias serves on the boards of Flint Group and Talentsoft SA. He earned an MS from Vienna University of Economics and Business in 1999 and is a CFA charterholder.