Ralf Esper

Director

Ralf is a Director at Gateway and advises clients on all aspects of their investor relations. His deep experience stretches from market analysis and equity story development through IR program planning and execution.

Ralf joined Gateway in 2022. Previously, he worked for FGS Global (FGS), a leading global strategic communications and public affairs consultancy. At FGS, he advised numerous startups, Private Equity funds as well as multinational companies from the mobility, real estate and technology sector, in mission-critical scenarios like M&A, IPOs and strategic turnarounds.

Ralf is originally from Germany and is bilingual in English and German. He holds an M.A. from the University of Frankfurt and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Heidelberg, with stations in the San Francisco Bay Area and at Montreal’s McGill University. In his free time, you will find him at the weight section of a gym or playing with his dog by the beach. He currently lives with his wife and their two children in Orange County, California.