Johannes is a passionate entrepreneur. He was drawn to the impact space very early, when the ecosystem was still in its infancy. Besides founding several start-ups in asset management and IT and selling his stake in PANDA Investment Management – then partner of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) – he continued pursuing his dream to place business at society’s service.In 2009, he became a pioneer in the German impact venture market by founding Ananda and building it to the Pan-European player it is today. In 2014, Johannes was recognized as a ‘Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum’. He got his MBA at the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel, but also studied at the HEC, Lausanne and the International Business School, Budapest.