Bjorn is one of the pre-eminent specialists on storage financing. He has set up and executed numerous business plans in energy related enterprises. Among his scientific interests is the analysis of weather statistics, where he executed own and initiated university research. Further, he has consulted top-tier politicians on energy policies. Bjorn came to the field of storage through his general interest in commodities. Amongst other, he has initiated the leading German gold bond, Xetra-Gold®, with 3 billion Euros under management. After a PhD in physics, Bjorn joined McKinsey & Comp. as a management consultant and thereafter, Deutsche Börse AG (the leading German financial exchange organization) and Deutsche Asset Management (the asset management division of Deutsche Bank AG).