Dr. Stephan Wessel is CIO Private Markets at Bauer Family Office. He was co-founder of Arcana Capital and previously led the private equity efforts at two European single family offices.
From 2013 until summer 2016, Stephan led the private equity team at Rianta Capital, a single family office in London where he managed the direct (lead and co-investments) and co-managed the indirect (funds) investment strategies.
Before earning his doctorate in economic science, from 2008 until 2011, Stephan established and developed the direct investment portfolio at Gaydoul Group, a single family office in Zurich, during the years 2009-2011 as head of the direct investment division.
Stephan started his career in 2004 at UBS Investment Bank working in their M&A division.
Stephan studied at Samford University, Wilhelms Universität Münster and Otto Beisheim School of Management and holds a bachelor degree in finance (B.Sc.), a master of laws (LL.M.) and doctorate in business (Dr. rer. pol.).