Franz is a partner of Allen & Overy, a major international law firm. He has over twenty years’ experience in the international finance sector and is a market leader in the field of international capital markets and structured finance. As well as legal skills, he brings to Access extensive business development, strategy and management expertise.
Franz has a professional interest in the social finance and impact investing sectors. In addition to managing his legal practice, at Allen & Overy he is the global co-head of the firm’s pro bono and community investment activity, and he is also a trustee of the teenage mental health charity Stem4. Originally Australian, Franz is currently raising his young son and daughter with his wife in North London.
Franz is chair of the Blended Finance Investment Committee and is a member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.