Eric Romba is the CEO of the VGF ASSOCIATION OF CLOSED-END FUND COMPANIES since 2005. He worked several years as a consultant for the conservative parliamentary party in the German Bundestag. He is a licensed Attorney-at-Law and worked with the law firm of GSK Gassner Stockmann & Kollegen. Eric Romba is lecturer at the German Institute of Public Affairs. He is fluent in English and German. The VGF represents the political interests of its member companies and promotes the public perception and image of closed-end funds as an investment opportunity.