Moritz von Laffert is a Senior Advisor to Advance Venture Partners, and is currently a Vice President of Condé Nast International and President of Condé Nast Germany. Mr. von Laffert is also engaged in joint industry efforts as a Board Member and Treasurer of the German Association of Magazine Publishers. Mr. von Laffert joined Condé Nast in 2009 and is a 25 year veteran of the media industry. Before joining Condé Nast, he held a number of executive jobs with the German publishing group Axel Springer. While at Axel Springer Mr. von Laffert built and expanded the Women’s and Lifestyle media divisions, which he ran as a key executive for a decade, and led several strategic M&A transactions for the business. Mr. von Laffert has led several investments for AVP while at Condé Nast International. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors for Vestiaire Collective and MONOQI and previously served on the Board of Directors for Farfetch.

Mr. von Laffert received vocational training in the publishing and media business before graduating with a BSc in Economics and a 1st class MSc with distinction in Management from the London School of Economics. He is based with his family in Munich, Germany.