Rainer has nearly 20 years’ experience in consulting and finance. He has consulted private and institutional clients in aerospace, automotive, transportation and telecoms - on strategy, market analysis, organisational and finance matters. As accredited coach for leading seed funds he works with several start-ups and SME. At Booz Allen Hamilton, he led the Space Services and Telematics Practice and managed European Business Operations as Finance Director. Rainer obtained an MBA from INSEAD and a dual-degree from ESB Reutlingen/London in European Business. He is a member of the European Commission’s Galileo Advisory Board (MEAG), shaping the future of satellite navigation in Europe. Rainer is an avid skier and enjoys playing squash.