Personal Details 

Bastian Brand, born in 1978, currently living in Munich 


Master in business and finance 
Master in European studies 
Ph.D. in business administration 

Professional experience and achievement 

Bastian is a chartered financial analyst. His former work includes co-founding an online gift shop and working as a corporate finance consultant at McKensey & Company. 


Cryptocurrencies, investing, frontier markets, politics, futurism.

First experience with cryptocurrencies 

Bastian first learned of Bitcoin about three years ago from friends who are into futurism. He was excited that the technology allowed another way to diversify during times of financial crises. 

Role in the Bitcoin community 

Bastian is an investment manager and consultant, a conference participant, and participant in the German Bitcoin community.