Jens Jennissen founded fairr.de in 2013 because he could not find a suitable offer for his personal pensions in the German market. He is convinced that financial products must serve the customers and must be developed from a customer perspective, a cause he also advocates politically as a member of the CDU Wirtschaftsrat and the Fintech Council of the German Ministry of Finance.
Jens started his career as a quantitative analyst in the quantitative strategies team at Dresdner Kleinwort in London. He then moved to work as an energy trader for E.ON in Düsseldorf where he stayed until 2013.
He completed a BSc in Business at the Rotterdam School of Management and then studied law at the Bucerius Law School, Hamburg. He also completed the Masters in Finance programme at London Business School where he wrote his thesis with FinTech investment manager nutmeg.