Axel has more than 20 years experience in investing in, and financing of, infrastructure companies and projects across a variety of sectors including transport, energy, utilities, and telecommunications. At the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA), part of HM Treasury and Cabinet Office, he has during the last couple of years developed the Charging Infrastructure Investment Fund. Previous projects included the Thames Tideway Tunnel. Prior to this, Axel helped to set up infrastructure project financing for Germany and Central Europe at the European Investment Bank and originated and executed energy venture capital investments at Conduit Ventures and telecommunications private equity investments at the Bechtel Group. Axel started his career in management consulting at PricewaterhouseCoopers in London. Axel holds a PhD in finance from Manchester Business School and a Masters in Management from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.