Michael is a member of the Alpha Associates Private Debt investment team and an active investor in Privat Markets since 2014. He is responsible for the screening, analysis and assessment of private debt strategies and market segments and the due diligence, evaluation, execution and management of private debt fund and managed account investments as well as secondaries in Europe and the U.S. Michael joined Alpha Associates in 2018. Previously, he was an Analyst in the Private Markets team at Suva, investing globally across private equity, private debt and direct co-investments. Earlier in his career, he worked as an Analyst at Vontobel Group/Harcourt Investment Consulting AG in Zurich. He holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in International Management from the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland and a Master of Science (MSc) in Corporate Finance from Bayes Business School, City University London.