Annette Olschinka-Rettig has been Managing Director of the Bundesverband Alternative Investments e.V., Bonn, since 2019. She is responsible for the topics of the market (including cooperation with members and investors) as well as public relations, science and events.
She has many years of experience in investment and financing matters.
From 2014-2019, she was active in the Mergers & Acquisitions division of BASF SE in Ludwigshafen on both the sell side and the buy side and previously held the position of Head of Asset Management, responsible for the assets of BASF Pensionskasse VVaG and BASF Pensionstreuhand e.V. . Until her transfer to asset management, she was responsible for a variety of financing issues at BASF's Treasury department, as well as providing support for German and international subsidiaries, including project financing. From 2001, Ms. Olschinka-Rettig worked in the Corporate Finance department of Wintershall Holding AG in Kassel, which at the time was a subsidiary of BASF in the oil and gas business.
Previously, she was an academic assistant at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Jena for two years until the birth of her children, where she began her doctorate on capital market finance. After completing a banking apprenticeship and studying business administration at the University of Würzburg, she began her career with Deutsche Bank in Berlin.