Michael Bene

Education: MSc in Political Economy of Europe, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK; graduated in 2018

Pre-MBA industry: Wealth Management

Pre-MBA role: Private Banker, Kathrein Privatbank

Clubs: Investment Management Club, DACH Club, Snow Club

About me: Whilst at LBS, Michael aims to pursue his passion for financial markets and investment management.

Prior to LBS, Michael worked as a private banker for a leading Austrian wealth manager in Vienna. In this position, he provided investment advice to his clients ranging from high-net-worth individuals to companies and foundations. Before this, Michael competed a traineeship at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN) in Brussels.

Michael holds a bachelor’s degree with distinction from the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) and a master’s degree from LSE.

He likes to spend his winters skiing in the Austrian Alps and his summers exploring the beauty of the Greek islands.

Three topics I can be approached about: Wealth management; candidates from the DACH region; living in London.

Email address: mbene.mba2024@london.edu