Fabian was born in Austria. He studied economics at Vienna University of Economics and Business (BSc) and the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna (MSc) before joining the PhD program in Mannheim. He also spent a year at Vienna University of Technology, where he took some math courses. Fabian is interested in the linkages between the financial sector and the real economy.
Fabian currently receives a scholarship from Stiftung Geld & Währung.