Florian Philipp

Florian Philipp

Florian is the Managing Partner and Founder of Viruni Capital Partners. Previously he was serving as Head of Renewable Energy Direct Investments at Gazprombank. Prior to joining Gazprombank, he worked with Deutsche Bank, Erste Group Bank and Macquarie in the field of renewable energy and infrastructure respectively. Next to being an experienced PE investor, Florian successfully restructured one of Gazprombank’s portfolio companies as the CEO in New York.

Florian has more than 20 years of work experience in investment banking institutions in Vienna, Frankfurt, London and Moscow in various positions, among other things having built up two renewable energy investment teams from scratch and leading the respective institution’s investment cycle in full.

Florian is experienced in the execution of infrastructure and renewable energy projects in Europe, Russia and in Africa. Next to energy transactions he gained infrastructure deal experience in the airports, roads and the industrial sector space.

He obtained a Masters Degree from the University of Business Administration, Vienna, specializing in Corporate Finance and International Tax Law. Florian is a native Austrian speaking German, English and Russian.

Pro Bono: Mentor at Europe’s largest Start Up Accelerator Hub, weXelerate.