Christian Ruehmer

Senior Investment Advisor, Bamboo Capital Partners

Christian Ruehmer is a Senior Investment Advisor for Bamboo Capital Partners, a Fund Manager for debt and equity investments in the impact space. He joined Bamboo in 2013 as the Head of Risk Management and was the Chief Investment Officer between 2020 and 2022.

Christian has 30 years of experience in banking and has worked in several large international banks, primarily in the areas or Risk Management, Treasury, Credit Portfolio Management, and Investment Management. Christian has worked in various countries including the US, Germany, Mexico, and Spain.

Between 1989 and 2013, before joining Bamboo, he worked for several multinational banks, including Deutsche Bank and WestLB. Among others, he was the Deputy Treasurer of an affiliate, headed the Deal Management Team of the Bank’s Loan Portfolio Management Group, and worked as an Assistant to the Management Board. As a Managing Director, he headed the Investment Management Team and managed the Work-Out and Restructuring practice. Since 2001, Christian also worked as a consultant for Risk Management and Efficiency Management where he advised over 100 FIs as well as several international organizations. In 2004 Christian founded Proyecto Horizonte, a community development program in Bolivia, which today serves over 3000 children every year with programs in education, health, and community services.

He graduated from Frankfurt School, Germany with a Diploma in Banking and Finance is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Financial Risk Manager (FRM).