The Board of Managing Directors

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Chief Investment Officer (CIO)

Anja Mikus has been working in the investment industry for 30 years. After graduating from business school, she began a professional career in financial planning and accounting. Beginning in 1988, she began working for the Allianz Group, where she progressed from Asset Management to become managing director of Allianz Kapitalanlagegesellschaft and a member of the management board of Allianz Pimco Asset Management in Munich. From 2001, she was the managing director of Union Investment Privatfonds GmbH, and as segment manager was responsible for portfolio management and the investment strategy of the Union Group in Frankfurt am Main. From 2014 to 2017, she worked at Arabesque Asset Management Ltd. in London and Frankfurt am Main as Chief Investment Officer & Partner. Anja Mikus was born in Kassel. She has been a member of the supervisory board of Commerzbank AG since 2015 based on a proposal from the federal government and has been chairman and chief investment officer of the German Nuclear Waste Management Fund foundation in Berlin since its formation in June 2017.

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Victor Moftakhar’s first position after training as a banker with Deutsche Bank AG and studying business administration in Frankfurt am Main was as a fund manager at Schröder Münchmeyer Hengst Investment in 1996. In addition to two years of training as a DVFA investment analyst (CEFA) and chartered financial analyst (CFA), he began work in 1998 as a fund manager at Decal Investment GmbH, where he later headed up the departments for equities research and sector-specific funds, as well as equity funds management. In January 2008, he became a member of the management of Deka Investment GmbH and served as Chief Investment Officer and deputy chairperson from 2009. In 2013, as CEO, he took over as chair of the management and was in charge of the mutual and special funds department. He has been a member of the supervisory board of Deka Vermögensmanagement GmbH since 2017 and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the German Nuclear Waste Management Fund since it was formed in June 2017 in Berlin, where he was born.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Chief Risk Officer (CRO)

Dr. Thomas Bley holds a doctorate in economics and began his corporate career at Deutsche Bank AG in 1994. After a three-year stint in the late 1990s as an associate banker at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London, he moved back to Frankfurt am Main to work for Deutsche Bank as a senior credit analyst until 2003. He then returned to the UK as managing director of Eurohypo AG for several years. Back in Germany, Bley became managing director and chief credit officer at Hypo Real Estate and Eurohypo. From 2009, he was a board member of Eurohypo, having responsibility for risk management, as well as finance and legal matters. From 2014, he worked in various functions at the Deutsche Bank Group as a managing director and COO. The Hamburg-born chief financial officer (CFO) & chief risk officer (CRO) has been with the German Nuclear Waste Management Fund in Berlin since December 2017.

The Board of Trustees

The investment council