Mr Eckert is a member of the Supervisory Board. He is also a Partner and spokesman of the board of managing directors at Esko Energy Partners in Munich, Germany. He serves on various supervisory boards in the financial service sector and the food industry.
Prior to joining Esko as a Partner, he was CEO and spokesman of the board of managing directors of KGAL a leading German alternative asset management company with approximately €30bn AuM.
Previously, he was CEO of the institutional business and pension markets‘ division of Allianz Global Investors. His division had responsibility for approximately €110bn of third-party money.
Mr Eckert began his career in corporate and investment banking, asset management and pension funds advisory for HypoVereins Bank (now Unicredit). He served in various business head functions and managing director positions for almost two decades.
Mr Eckert has a diploma in Business Administration from the University of Hamburg.