ACTIVE’s management team is made up of international business oriented individuals who are passionate about entrepreneurship and come from entrepreneurial, venture capital, consulting, legal and financial backgrounds.

We proactively work with entrepreneurs and share our knowledge, experience, contacts and enthusiasm to help them create successful and sustainable companies.

Alongside the management team we have an experienced board of advisors who bring years of investment, operational and board experience to ACTIVE and our companies.

Alfredo Bassal Riera Chairman

Alfredo is recognised for his long and distinguished career and his strong ties to the larger family owned businesses in Spain.


Anna Nowak Office Manager

Anna makes sure that the office works like clockwork thanks to her exceptional organizational skills and administrative experience.


Blair MacLaren Partner

Blair has a solid experience from M&A deals and IPOs from the legal perspective. His diligence and knowledge is now applied to venture capital.


Carmen de Arriba Controller

Carmen is remarkably diligent in keeping with the compliance and finances of our company, making sure they measure up to the highest standards.


Christian Siegele Advisor

Christian has 15 years of business angel, venture capital and private equity experience.


Christopher Pommerening Founding Partner

Christopher is a natural born entrepreneur that has a great passion for entrepreneurship and high growth companies within the technology space.


David Darsch Advisor

David is a Strategic Business Advisor, with more than 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur and managing executive of technology companies.


Esteve Jané Investment Associate

Esteve is a well-rounded investment professional, combining technology expertise & finance skills with hands-on experience managing start-ups.


Francisco Sierra Investment Associate

Francisco has experience in M&A deals as well as Capital Structure advisory from the financial side. His analytical and quantitative background is now being applied to incoming dealflow.


Georg Stockinger Venture Advisor

Georg is an experienced consultant & internet entrepreneur, having founded a series of successful ventures in Germany and Latin America.


Philipp Schroeder Founding Partner

Philipp has a long experience from consulting startups from seed financing to exit. His operational skills are highly appreciated among the portfolio companies.


Ricard Söderberg Founding Partner

Ricard has brought years of experience from leading investment banks to Active, the financial diligence and the corporate structure is today an integral part of the firm.