Christoph Trestler is responsible for global Project Finance business at Norddeutsche Landesbank, a German public bank that has its headquarters in Hannover. Based in the UK, he is a passionate music enthusiast. He is also Chair of GFO Gesellschaft der Freunde der Oper, Hannover, and on the supervisory board of Stiftung Staatsoper Hannover and is a member of the Kuratorium of the Stiftung der HMTMH (University for Music, Theatre and Media, Hannover). In the UK, he served on the development group and as a Trustee of the London Sinfonietta (2004 – 2012) and supports a range of cultural organisations, including NMC Recordings, Aurora Orchestra, Spitalfields Music Festival, Whitechapel Gallery and Camden Arts Centre.