Matthias LiermannHead of Global Product Platform at DWS Investment GmbH
Matthias has been Head of Product Platform at DWS Investments since March 2013. He is responsible globally for all fund platforms in DWS with regards to lifecycle management, i.e. maintenance/closure/merger of existing fund range, launch of new funds, for the product governance and supervision process and the seed money governance process. Matthias is a member of the management boards of DWS Investment GmbH and DWS International GmbH and a member of the supervisory board of DWS Investment S.A.
Matthias was an Associate at Freshfields, Bruckhaus & Deringer in Frankfurt between April 2000 and July 2003. In 2003, Matthias continued his career as the Head of the Legal Department for Private Investor Products at ABN Amro covering both Frankfurt and London. Afterwards Matthias was Head of Legal Structuring Structured Products and Member of the Board of DWS Finanz-Service GmbH in Frankfurt between January 2006 and November 2009. Before becoming Head of Global Product Platform, Deutsche AWM Matthias was Head of Product, DWS Europe and Asia in the Asset Management division of Deutsche Bank AG from July 2011 to March 2013 and Global Head of Fund Platforms db-X in the Global Markets division of Deutsche Bank AG London from November 2009 to June 2011.
Matthias is a German qualified lawyer and admitted to the bar in Frankfurt am Main. He received his PhD in Law from the University of Muenster in 2001