Prior to founding Surfe, David worked as an analyst in Leveraged Finance and Private Debt at ODDO BHF in Frankfurt. He gained first experience as one of the early initiators of “Tradity”, a leading social trading game and NPO to spread financial education in Germany.

David has a double degree in Entrepreneurship from HEC and École Polytechnique. He also studied at UC Berkeley.

He’s a sports enthusiast and played in the 2nd tier in the German youth football league.