Frank joined atai Life Sciences in 2020. Previously, Frank was a Senior Vice President and the Head of Fund Banking at Deutsche Handelsbank AG where he was responsible for Strategy and Business Development focusing on Growth Financing for fast-growing technology companies as well as investment funds.
Prior to that, he was a Co-founder and Managing Director at 99chairs GmbH, a venture capital financed platform business in the prop-tech industry where he oversaw finance/investor relations, business development, project management, and purchasing.
Frank started his professional career by gaining experience from several industry leaders including McKinsey, BMW AG, BASF SE, Bilfinger SE, Metro AG, and Siemens AG.
Frank studied Maths, Economics, and Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). He holds a B.Sc. in Technology and Management and is an alumnus of the entrepreneurial scholarship program Manage&More by UnternehmerTUM – the center for innovation and start-ups at TUM.