Venture Partner of SHS since 2014, responsible for investment activities. Prior to that he managed the start-up and establishment of the Öberösterreichischer Hightechfonds for three years, he led the International Incubator of the Softwarepark Hagenberg and accompanied different Hightech-Startups. As a member of the management team of activ factoring AG in Munich as well as at a major regional bank, as consultant and Head of Finance of various companies he worked in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic. Studies of Economic Sciences in Linz.
Mr. Miller worked for 5 years as investment manager for SHS before becoming Venture Partner in 2008. Prior to joining SHS, Mr. Miller was senior vice president/investment manager at a venture capital firm focusing on high-growth companies. Previous positions include four years as a project manager at a large private equity company based in southern Germany and credit manager at a regional bank serving small and medium sized companies. Business degree from Hohenheim University.
Dr. Volker Pfahlert
Venture Partner at SHS since 2010. Volker Pfahlert worked for more than ten years as a senior executive, amongst others at Roche Diagnostics and Dräger Medical. Prior to that seven years as management consultant with McKinsey & Co. Inc. For two years laboratory head of preclinical development at Heumann Pharma. He studied and received a Ph.D. in pharmacology from Technische Universität Braunschweig.