Georg Philipp Ettstaller is a Millennium Fellow at the Atlantic Council and a director in the Financial Sponsors Group at Credit Suisse in New York. Ettstaller has worked on over sixty transactions with a combined transaction value of more than one hundred billion dollars, with expertise in advising corporate and private equity clients on leveraged finance, mergers and acquisitions, and other capital markets transactions. Born and raised in Germany, Ettstaller has spent over a decade in global finance with stints in New York, London, and Frankfurt where he worked for some of the largest investment banks. Ettstaller has a passion for geopolitics with a focus on transatlantic relations and is a member of the American Council on Germany and the German Council on Foreign Relations. He also serves as treasurer and on the board of directors of the Center for Urban Community Services, a charity focused on fighting homelessness in New York.