Who we are. What we aspire to.

We are convinced that effective consulting with top managers, investors and business owners requires experience in the specific roles. That’s why we exclusively work together with qualified specialists in the relevant field.


We are experts in our field, with a wealth of experience. Stratfields stands for advice and support for customers in the financial and real estate industry.

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Managing Partner

Dr Michael Heidecker

Dr Michael Heidecker is the founder and managing partner of Stratfields. He advises well-known companies from the financial services sector, successful medium-sized enterprises, startups and growth companies as well as private and institutional investors. His areas of focus include corporate strategy, corporate finance, venture capital and asset management. As the founder of and investor in innovative companies, he himself is involved in entrepreneurial activities and supervises teams as they implement attractive business ideas.

Prior to Stratfields, Michael Heidecker spent many years at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in Germany and Europe as a partner and member of the European Financial Services Core Group. He subsequently established the financial services business as a partner at a boutique German consulting firm and founded an asset manager specialising in private debt in London, among others.

Michael Heidecker completed a banking apprenticeship at Deutsche Bank and studied business administration at the University of Hamburg and Harvard University in Cambridge/USA. His PhD thesis investigated the topic of “Value-based human capital management”. His hobbies include playing the saxophone, photography and magic.

Portrait Partner Dr. Werner Zippold - Stratfields GmbH & Co. KG


Dr Werner Zippold

Dr. Werner Zippold is a Partner at Stratfields. Working with our clients, his key competences are corporate strategy, digital business models, artificial intelligence (AI) and venture capital.

After working several years at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in financial services, industrial goods, and energy, he dedicated almost 20 years to creating, launching, and scaling leading digital businesses as CEO, COO, entrepreneur, consultant and investor in Spain, UK, France and the Netherlands.

Besides Stratfields, he is a Venture Partner at Brain VC, a Spanish early-stage venture capital fund that invests in disruptive AI startups.

Werner Zippold has a master’s degree in physics from the Ludwig-Maximilians- University of Munich/Imperial College in London and a PhD in theoretical solid-state physics from the University of Heidelberg.

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