our team

BASED IN Germany

Prior to founding Fundament, Ben acted for 12 years as country head of Round Hill Capital including 5 years as CEO of Vitus Group. Selected previous experience include Head of German and Austrian real estate business for Pears Global, Director of Acquisitions at The Mills Corp. and KanAm Group in Munich, and Director of New Business Development at Tishman Speyer Properties in London and New York.

Ben holds a Dual Masters degree in Business Management and Engineering from TU Berlin  and Masters of Real Estate Development from USC, Los Angeles.

Prior to joining Fundament, Philipp was CFO of a German family office. From 2006 to 2020 he worked together with Ben Lehrecke at Round Hill Capital, Vitus Group and Pears Global focusing on M&A and financings. Previous experience include apellas, a joint venture of Soros Real Estate Partners, Lazard and Apax Partners Corporate Finance.

Philipp holds a Master degree in business from Bocconi university, Milan, with major in finance.

Prior to joining Fundament, Carsten was Head of Asset Management Germany at Round Hill Capital, Group Director 3rd Party Management at Vitus Group, COO at Elad Group, Construction Project Management and Head of Advisory Services at GFP Enders. 

Carsten holds a Master degree in Architecture from TU Berlin and degree as Real Estate Investment Advisor from European Business School. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Prior to joining Fundament, Lucas was an Investment Manager at a Munich family office. He previously gained experience with private equity investors and asset managers amongst them Ardian, Patron Capital, and Round Hill Capital.

Lucas holds a Bachelor and Masters degree from WHU–Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar.