Thomas SchmidtCIO at Hamburger Pensionsverwaltung eG (HPV)
Thomas is Chief Investment Officer of Hamburger Pensionsverwaltung eG (HPV), a multi service provider in the field of company pension schemes in Germany. HPV manages assets of around 8,5bn EUR for a number of German pension plans, incl. Hamburger Pensionskasse von 1905 VVaG, the pension plan for the food and beverages as well as the retail industry in Germany. HPV offers the full range of services covering all aspects of occupational pension provision. After several positions in banking at HSH Nordbank and its affiliates Thomas joined HPV in 2006, where he built up the private strategies / alternative investments portfolios for the pensions plans. In 2015 Thomas took over responsibilty for an investment team specialized on alternative / private investments and their legal structuring before becoming head of Portfolio Management in 2017 with responsibility for all investment areas for HPV. Beginning of 2020 Thomas was appointed Chief Investment Officer of HPV and the pension plans HPV manages.