Dr. Oliver Heiland



Dr. Oliver Heiland is Head Business Solutions & Partnerships at Finance in Motion, with 17 offices globally and 3 bn. AUM, one of the world’s leading impact asset managers. He serves as a member of the management board of FiM Asset Management Sarl and Branch Head of the Luxembourg branch. In his current role, Dr. Heiland provides leadership, strategic direction and overall management in the build-out of FiM’s private market business and Luxembourg fund hub. His department’s coverage responsibility includes business development of new private market business, partnerships, strategy and organizational development. Dr. Heiland has broad subject matter expertise across Asset Management, Finance, M&A, Impact Investing and Sustainable Finance.


Dr. Heiland studied law in Mannheim, Amsterdam and Adelaide and holds a Master of Comparative Laws from the Universities of Mannheim and Adelaide. He holds a Ph.D. in public international law (The human right to water) and is a fully qualified attorney. Dr. Heiland has been a lecturer since 2009 and is Adjunct Lecturer for “Sustainable Infrastructure Investments for institutional investors (LL.M International Finance Program).


  • Wasser ist Leben – Verantwortung und Chancen der Deutschen Wasserwirtschaft in Entwicklungsländern, Konferenzbericht, Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Arbeit, Berlin 2004
  • Das Recht auf Wasser als Verpflichtung für Staaten und nichtstaatliche Akteure, Hamburg 2005 (Promotion)
  • Projektfinanzierung im Markt für erneuerbare Energien – Herausforderungen im Bereich Offshore Wind, in: K. J. Thomè-Kozmiensky (Hrsg.), Erneuerbare Energien (Band 1), Perspektiven und Strategien: Rechtliche und wirtschaftliche Aspekte, Neuwied 2009
  • Aufstand in Arabien - Risikomanagement und Ausstiegsklauseln, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 23.02.2011, Nr. 45, S. 23 (gemeinsam mit Peter Stenz)
  • Transition to hard law: ESG integration and the EU framework on sustainable finance, Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, Sep 2020


Sustainanable Infrastructure Investments for Institutional Investors