Damian is a Tech-Banker and works for Silicon Valley Bank in Germany. He was named Global Shaper and heads the Frankfurt Hub of the Community as curator. Under his leadership the Hub continues to be the voice of the youth in shaping Frankfurt s innovation agenda through recurring thought leadership events, building bridges between corporates and start-ups and fighting for gender equality and empowerment of underprivileged youth. His publications are regularly featured across Germany and Central and Eastern Europe and as European Digital Leader, he contributed to the WEF publications Collaboration between Start-ups and Corporates and Renew Europe. He is the initiator of various initiatives targeting cooperation across borders in respect to education, entrepreneurship and finance. He initiated a coding school for underprivileged youth and refugees, which has become a flagship project of the Global Shapers Community in Frankfurt.