Christian has 20 years expience as an attorney, in-house counsel, manager and adviser. His professional key focus has been on M&A, US-Litigation, compliance and legal leadership. He started his legal career with Freshfields and changed in the legal function at Johnson & Johnson in Brussels and New Jersey. 2007 he returned to Germany and served as Chef Legal Officer at Linde AG. There he merged the Linde and BOC legal departments into a global high performance legal function and established a global compliance function. 2013 he worked as a private pracitioner and strategy consultant. Since February 2014 Christian is General Counsel EMEA with the US-health care company DaVita in Amsterdam.