Entrepreneurs, Partners, Board Advisors

how we work

We call it no-nonsense approach.

We operate as a trusted advisor to owners, board members and management throughout the business life cycle. In our work we combine our deep technology sector expertise with a collaborative and flexible approach, ensuring our solutions are always appropriate, pragmatic, of top quality, and delivered at speed.










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“Our clients enjoy working with us and we love to deliver results together in integrated teams.“

Meet the TEAM

Valued for our experience and pragmatic mindset.

Our team has launched, built, acquired, led and successfully exited all types of technology companies. Whilst we have diverse backgrounds and experience, all of our team share a common goal: maximizing your success.

Meet the TEAM

Valued for our experience and pragmatic mindset.

Our team has launched, built, acquired, led and successfully exited all types of technology companies. Whilst we have diverse backgrounds and experience, all of our team share a common goal: maximizing your success.

Christoph Löslein

Founding Partner (DE)

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  • Serial-entrepreneur and executive board member in various IT companies
  • Founder and Executive Director of Kofax plc
  • At Kofax, responsible for business development, communications and fund raising (> € 100 m)
  • Founded Board Advisors in 2005
  • Christoph is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, Cambridge

Office Freiburg, +49 761 881 40 74 11

Felix Brokatzky

Managing Partner (DE)

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  • Entrepreneur and software startup Angel Investor
  • Responsible for M&A at Board Advisors
  • Opened the Board Advisors Berlin office in 2017
  • In addition to M&A, his consulting expertise includes financial planning, business and strategy development, as well as fundraising
  • Felix holds an MBA from the University of Hamburg and completed the CORe Module at Harvard Business School Online

Office Berlin, +49 176 456 01 12 3

Dr. Martin Wilderer

Managing Partner (DE/UK)

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  • Internationally experience CEO, Venture Builder, M&A expert​
  • Passionate about Sustainability, Innovation and Business as Force for Good​
  • Background in industrial, automotive, energy, clean tech and digital infrastructure​
  • Extensive Cross-Culture experience between Asia and especially China, Europe and the USA​
  • Recognized in helping to create the conditions for collaboration to thrive and develop high performance teams​
  • Martin holds a PhD in Industrial Ecology and a Diplom Wirtschaftsingenieur (Double Master in International Business & Mechanical Engineering)​

Office UK, +44 744 703 88 71

Urs Niederberger

Partner (CH)

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  • CFO and COO of Kofax plc until 2008
  • Responsible for finance, controlling and risk management IPO of Kofax in London
  • Responsible for more than 20 M&A transaction for Kofax Consultant at Visura (BDO Switzerland)
  • Urs studied economics and is a certified „Dipl. Treuhandexperte“

Office Sursee, +41 41 925 79 01

Dr. Simon Nebel

Partner (CH)

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  • 20+ years experience within various international PE organizations and invested in 20+ companies during his tenure
  • Extensive investment background in the fields of development of new diagnoses and treatments for indications such as oncology, cardiovascular, infectious and respiratory diseases
  • Simon holds a master and a PhD in structural biology from the Biozentrum, University of Basel as well as an MBA with distinction from the London Business School
  • Founder and Partner of Viopas Venture Consulting (CH)

Office Uster, +41 79 326 65 36

Dr. Thomas Meier

Partner (CH)

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  • Dynamic life-science entrepreneur who established Santhera Pharmaceuticals (SIX Exchange: SANN) as successful Biotech/Specialty Pharma company in Switzerland
  • In the past 20 years he held executive manager positions (CSO and CEO) and successfully executed merger/acquisitions, product licensing and turn-around situations
  • Thomas holds a PhD In Biology and is lecturer in neurosciences at the Biozentrum, University of Basel
  • Partner of Viopas Venture Consulting (CH)

Office Uster, +41 78 756 34 05

Federico Arcelli

Partner (FR/IT)

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  • Former CEO and technology executive
  • Corporate development, management, engineering and sales experience in global technology companies (Alteon Capital, Texas Instruments, CEVA Inc., Accent, VeriSilicon Inc.)
  • Multiple M&A & fund raising technology transactions in USA and Europe
  • Specialist for cross-border business & corporate development
  • Federico holds a degree in electronic engineering from La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Office Monaco, +33 6 95 39 24 26

Bernd Hau

Partner (DE)

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  • Sales management expert with over 25 years of experience
  • Product focus on ERP, SCM, CRM, HCM, PLM
  • Long-time managing Director and head of sales at Infor Global Solutions
  • Board Advisors partner since 2017 with expertise in sales strategies, sales management, and sales manager development

Office Freiburg, +49 761 881 40 74 22

Thomas Ritter

Partner (DE)

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  • Highly successful sales professional with a strong track record in selling business software, cloud solutions and consulting services into international large enterprises.
  • Over 30 years of professional experience in leading sales positions at SIEMENS and SAP in the DACH region and Asia-Pacific.
  • Thomas holds a degree in Business Administration from the “Verwaltungs- und Wirtschafts-Akademie” (VWA), Freiburg

Office Freiburg, +49 176 577 15 52 2

Daniel Pajer

Partner (CH)

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  • 25+ years of experience in the areas of finance, accounting and financial reporting under different international frameworks
  • Client advisor in the areas of governance, organization, operational and financial risk management and compliance
  • Focus on the service industry providing business consulting work, performance of financial due diligence projects and structuring of venture capital funds
  • Long-standing project management experience in an international environment; of which 10 years as an equity Partner in one of the big 4 firms
  • Swiss Chartered Public Accountant (2004) and EMBA degree (2022, Hult Business School, London)

Office Basel,  +41 79 722 67 98

Jonas Strümpel

Junior Consultant (DE)

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  • B.A. in International Management, University of Applied Science Würzburg-Schweinfurt
  • B.A. in Business Management, International College of Management Sydney
  • M.Sc. In Management, NOVA School of Business and Economics, Lisbon
  • Previous work experience in the IT and real estate industry
  • Passion for new technologies and the combination of tech and finance

Office Berlin, +49 152 246 05 57 8

Martin Meiler

Partner (CH)

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  • Internationally experienced fund and infrastructure investment manager
  • Passion for tangible sustainability, digitalization and aviation
  • Extensive investment experience in aviation, clean tech, energy, IT and infrastructure
  • Expert in multidisciplinary team building to bridge the language barriers between finance and technology
  • Martin holds an EMBA degree (HSG, St. Gallen), is an electrical engineer and private pilot

Office Zurich, +41 79 201 61 76

Werner Strub. CEO of abas Software AG

„Board Advisors successfully guided us through a professional strategy development process. We were very pleased with the result. The engagement was characterized by a pragmatic approach and open, proactive communication throughout the entire project. For a medium-sized software company like us, I can say Board Advisors is the perfect choice.”

Ralf Steinemann. CEO of iTernity GmbH

„For many years, Board Advisors has guided us as a trusted advisor in various business challenges. The unique combination of a deep understanding of our market, paired with a hands-on attitude, has proven to be an ideal fit with our company.”

Götz Herzog. CEO of European Online Distribution GmbH

„By leveraging and providing access to an extensive network of relevant investor and business contacts, we were not only able to successfully raise funds for our company but also develop new business opportunities. Our executive team members highly appreciate the strategic advice from Board Advisors.”

Ralf Brinkis. Owner of acriba Service GmbH

„Brought in at a relatively late stage in our sales process, Christoph Löslein from Board Advisors ensured that my company was valued at the appropriate price. It was the best decision I could have made.”

Otto Troxler. CEO of BrainConnect AG

„When the time was right to find a new parent owner for our company, we chose Board Advisors as M&A advisor. Urs Niederberger guided us through the entire sales process with dedication, prudence and a high degree of professionalism. While the executive management team was focusing on running the business, Board Advisors drove the process to completion. We are happy to say that Board Advisors’ contribution was crucial to success.”

Peter Schildknecht. Owner of Schildknecht Agro-Trade AG

„Urs Niederberger significantly facilitated the sales process of my company. His extensive experience in M&A, both on the buy and sell side, helped to expedite the transaction and successfully close it. The distraction of the management team from running the business could be kept to a minimum.”