Dr. Christiane Schmelter
Founder & Managing Director, araneo GmbH
Dr. Christiane Schmelter is the founder of araneo, a global peer-to-peer network for SFOs and UHWNIs. A passionate networker with many years of experience in the family office world, Christiane connects like-minded investors across regions and organizes roundtable discussions around a varitey of family office related topics. Through an active dialogue members of the network get access to investment opportunities across asset classes that have a proven track record, are not marketed widely, and, most importantly, are verified by peers with capital at risk. Besides, she is on the Advisory Board of www.stabwechsel.de, a German marketplace for family business succession. Prior to founding araneo, Christiane was a Partner at the global family office network Ask The Circle. She helped to close numerous transactions by making the right introductions. Christiane holds a Master of Science and PhD degree in Business Administration and Entrepreneurship from RWTH Aachen University, Germany.