Mr. Hinze* is the COO of StepStone Group Europe and a member of the private debt team. He is also involved in various operational, investment and risk management activities.

Prior to StepStone, Mr. Hinze was managing director, COO and deputy CEO of BlackRock Switzerland. Before that he was with Swiss Re where he held leading asset management roles and was responsible for private equity and real estate portfolios.

Mr. Hinze received his bachelor’s in economics and business administration from the University of Applied Sciences in Zurich and is a certified public accountant.