Konstantin Kraus

Global Shaper, Munich Hub

Konstantin leads the Institutional Sales Team at Bitpanda, Europe's leading fiat to crypto exchange. Previously, he was Investment Manager at Newport Group (TAKKT AG / HANIEL), and Head of Business Development Austria at Foodora. His prior experience includes AXA Private Equity (Ardian) and Deutsche Bank’s European Energy Efficiency Fund. He formed part of the Greener Davos Initiative at the Annual Meetings 2014, 2015, and 2016 of the World Economic Forum in Davos and was invited to join the Global Shapers Community in 2017. He serves as Member of the Advisory Board of the Vienna chapter of the Union of European Federalists. Konstantin holds an MSc from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna & the Vienna University of Technology, a BA (Hons) from University College London (UCL), and also studied in Moscow (MGIMO), Beijing (Peking University), and Shanghai (Fudan University). Away from work, he is happiest on skis or playing Polo in Austria.