Dr. Markus Elsasser
Born in Heidelberg/Germany in 1956, the son of an ambassador grew up in London, Hong Kong, Paris and Cairo. He is a trained banker and studied business administration/economics at the University of Cologne/Germany. Afterwards Dr. Elsasser worked in a chartered accounting firm. In 1986 he participated in an Enquete of the German business magazine 'Manager Magazin'. Among 4,360 candidates he was elected one of the TOP 10 junior managers of Germany. He started his industrial career as Director Finance at Dow Chemical Germany. He then worked as General Manager of an international chemical company in Sydney, Autralia and later as Head of Asia/Pacific in the food business in Singapore. Since 1998 he is active as an independent investor, financial advisor and founder of the ME-Funds. He has also been a member of advisory boards of several industrial families in Germany and has worked closely with New York stock market investor Guy Wyser-Pratte.
In 2012 he founded the sports management firm Rolfes & Elsasser -The Career Company with his partner Simon Rolfes (former professional German soccer player and captain of soccer club Bayer Leverkusen).
Dr. Elsasser’s investment style and philosophy is based on a profound understanding of the global business world. In an unique way he combines many years of management experience in the industrial world, in different business cultures, as well as solid financial know-how. For more than 40 years he has been active in the stock markets. It is with great passion that he works as an independent investor.
Dr. Elsasser is book author: "The Importance of Experience" (2010) and "Des klugen Investors Handbuch" (2016) - published in German language.