Investment Manager HTGF
Christian Ziach is an Investment Manager with the High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) and has over 12 years of experience in management of complex civilian and military aerospace projects. Prior to joining the HTGF, he held a senior engineering position at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), where he led the technical development of MASCOT, a small asteroid lander jointly developed by DLR and CNES for JAXA´s Hayabusa2 asteroid sample return mission. He also served as an officer in the German Air Force and was in charge of the project management for a large UAV program. Furthermore, he recently became a start-up mentor for a business incubator run by the ESA. Christian Ziach has a master in aerospace engineering and business and economic sciences and has a deep passion for cutting edge technology and NewSpace. His investment focus is in the field of high-technology start-ups.