Albert Schander is founder and managing partner of Clairfield in Germany and a member of the board of Clairfield International. Prior to Clairfield, Albert worked as co-head of corporate finance for an international investment banking group where he was responsible for international equity financing projects and IPOs. Further milestones in his career were BAI (Deutsche Bank Group) in Milan, KPMG in Milan, and Lehman Brothers in Frankfurt where among other responsibilities, Albert advised on numerous crossborder M&A transactions. Albert studied law and economics at the Universities of Passau, Pavia in Italy and Munich and is qualified as an attorney-at-law in Germany. He earned his law degree from Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich and his Ph.D. from Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena.