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Dr. LLM Christin M. TER BRAAK-FORSTINGER Managing Director and Founder, PVA Advisory GmbH, Zurich


1993-2000 Johannes Kepler University of Linz School of Law and School of Business Administration, Austria
1998 Assistant for MEP Paul Ruebig, European Parliament, Brussels
1999-2000 Clerk, District Court and Court of Appeals, Linz
2000-2001 Duke University School of Law, USA
2001 Research Assistant for Professor Steven L. Schwarcz in collaboration with Fuqua Business School, Duke
2001-2002 Visiting Researacher for Doctoral Thesis, Harvard Law School, USA
2000-2002 Johannes Kepler University Linz School of Law, Austria
2002-2003 Associate, Banking- and Financial Law Department, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Vienna
2003-2005 Specialist, Department of Financial Services and Compliance, Division of Securities Supervision, FMA - Financial Market Authority, Vienna
2005 Self-employed advisor for ERI private equity in Boston
2006-2008 Director, Legal Engineering, Julius Baer Investment Funds Services Ltd, Zurich
2008-2009 Director, Private Labeling Funds Team, Julius Baer Investment Funds Services Ltd, Zurich
2009-2010 Head Legal and Compliance Department, Robeco SAM - Sustainable Asset Management AG, Zurich
since 2011 Managing Director and Founder, PVA Advisory GmbH, Zurich


President and co-founder of BRAVEAURORA - Austrian House for African Children and country director of BRAVEAURORA Ghana, an Austrian, Swiss and Ghana based NGO, since 2008
Board of Directors, Plan International Switzerland, since 2011


Takeover Law in the EU and the USA, Kluwer, The Hague, 2002
Enjoy & Renounce, the healthiest, most holistic and simplest cookbook - ever, Amazon Create Space, 2012
Charitable Foundations as multipliers of philanthropic capital: innovative ways to finance and scale social enterprises in Austria, upcoming book on "Finance & Ethics", Vol. 3, issued by Krall J. et. Al, Vienna, 2016
Trends in Philanthropy & Impact Investing for Families and nextGens, upcoming book on "Recht und Ökonomie von Family Offices", issued by Sester P., University of St. Gallen, 201


Several awards and fellowships for dissertation in "Comparate Takeover Law", 2002
Several awards for diploma thesis "Financial Reorganization and Measures for Turnaround", 1996