Tobias is an external doctoral candidate at the chair of Prof. Paterlini, PhD. He obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Warwick Business School in 2010 as well as a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Frankfurt School of Finance & Management in 2005. He also spent a semester as a Fulbright scholar at Hawai’i Pacific University. He is a CFA charter holder and holds the FRM designation. Since 2005, Tobias has been working as a portfolio manager at Allianz Global Investors, a global asset manager 100% owned by Allianz, in Frankfurt/Main. His primary fields of research interest are asset management, portfolio selection and optimization as well as security valuation.