Clemens Mueller was born on February 1, 1992 in Lebach, Germany. Prior to his studies, he completed an exchange year at Central Cass High School in North Dakota, USA. He finished his undergraduate studies at HTW Saar with a focus on accounting and finance in 2014. Subsequently he completed his graduate studies at the University of Mannheim in 2017. He spent a semester abroad during his undergraduate studies at Cracow School of Economics (Kraków, Poland) and during his graduate studies at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University (Beijing, China). He furthermore completed various internships in the professional world such as Commerzbank and KPMG as well as in the academic world such as the research center at the Deutsche Bundesbank and the House of Finance at Goethe University. Besides his studies, Clemens worked as a research assistant at the chair of finance and is currently still teaching at the chair of corporate finance.