Prof. Dr. Martin Hellmich was professor for Risk Management at Frankfurt School between 2012 and 2017. After graduating in Mathematics and Business Mathematics and obtaining his Ph.D., from 1997 to 2002 Dr. Martin Hellmich worked first as a risk controller with Allianz Asset Management GmbH, then in fixed income portfolio management with Cominvest. During this period he was also responsible for advising insurance companies and pension funds in Germanspeaking countries with regard to credit products and asset liability management and solvency.
From 2002 to 2004 Dr. Hellmich worked for LBBW in the field of Trading & Sales, where he was responsible for the structuring and sale of credit spread products. In 2004 he moved from LBBW to Barclays Capital, ultimately advancing to a position on the European structuring team, where he was responsible for advising institutional clients in the fields of strategic employment of credit derivatives and “strategic asset allocation with special reference to Basel II“.
On September 1, 2007 Dr. Hellmich moved to join DekaBank as head of the Liquid Credits division. His core duties here included the optimization of the investment and risk management process for the bank‘s own credit portfolio, which he was also responsible for managing. From November 2009 to August 2011 Dr. Hellmich was Managing Director of Cantor Fitzgerald in London. In September 2011 he joined Mainfirst Bank, where he was responsible for fixed income business in Germany and Austria.