Janek Steitz

It is my aspiration to align our clients‘ commercial and social objectives to unleash the tremendous potential of the private sector to tackle some of the world’s most urgent social challenges.

Janek Steitz

Janek joined Beyond Philanthropy in early 2018 as Consultant. Primarily, he advises corporations, funds and foundations regarding development, implementation und monitoring of effective social engagements with special attention to finace-related matters within the scope of donation/investing processes, such as financial and risk due diligence of grantees, structuring of financing vehicles for social engagements and fundraising.

Prior to joining Beyond Philanthropy, Janek was part of the transaction advisory services team of Ernst & Young in Berlin, where he worked on business valuations, financial due diligences and other business modelling tasks.

Janek studied economics at the university of Muenster and ISEG School of Management in Lisbon as well as finance at HHL Graduate School of Management in Leipzig and National Taiwan University in Taipei.

Why did you choose working for Beyond Philanthropy?

The symbiosis of commercial and social objectives within (social) market economcies in most countries today remains an enormous challenge, which many private actors not yet sufficiently address. At the same time, the private sector has great capabilities and ressources to tackle many of today’s most pressing social challenges. With the help of Beyond Philanthopy’s network and know-how I aspire to reduce the gap between commercial and social objectives of many different market participants.

What is a random fact
about you?

I am exactly 80% vegan.