Christian Schmitz

Christian Schmitz is a Managing Director of Carlyle’s Private Credit team. He is based in London.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Schmitz was a Senior Analyst with Och-Ziff’s corporate credit team, investing across the capital structure from senior secured debt to equity investments. Prior to Och-Ziff, Mr. Schmitz spent three years at Gruss Asset Management investing in both liquid equity and credit instruments. Before that, Mr. Schmitz spent six years at Goldman Sachs where he was a founding member of its European Special Situations Group.

Mr. Schmitz received his degree with honors in business administration from University of Cologne, and he speaks German, Spanish, Italian and French.