Patrick Ott aka Starshollow is widely known among expats and offers expert contributions and help on the topic of finance and insurance in forums like Toytown Germany.
There are now over 6,000 articles, comments and posts by Patrick on relevant topics in forums. On this website, Patrick has summarised his knowledge about important peculiarities in insuring and advising expats. In the joint blog with the other authors, Patrick offers useful tips and up-to-date information for expats in Germany.
Since his training as a banker, Patrick has been at home in the finance and insurance
industry. His second passion is politics. He became politically involved early on and held various offices. The most important stages of his curriculum vitae are as follows:
All the time while working as a member of parliament or studying I also kept on running my own business which I started already in 1987. At the beginning I started as a general insurance broker
. During the time I specialized on advice of Expats in Germany. Chambervelt, Rooselain & Cie. has grown in the meantime to a whole team of advisors plus office staff and caters today to more than 1.200 existing clients in Germany.
“While I am happy to advise any client on insurance issues – especially health insurance
– as a banker I am especially keen to offer investment advice
.” Patricks passion fits perfectly to his goal of providing a holistic advice process.
Patrick and Cr&Cie are also an experienced experts with regards to the transfer of UK pensions (QROPS
) and the consolidation or optimization of US-pensions like 401k, ROTH-IRA and more. Setting up a solid strategy for investing your capital in such a way that it fits your needs, goals and personal profile is the main focus of our work.
Patrick has often been asked where the AKA „Starshollow“ derived from? His imple answer: “When I started my contributions on Toytown
in 2006, I was eagerly watching Gillmore Girls with my wife…and somehow that little place in Conneticut intrigued me to use the name.”
After writing more than 15 years on Toytown Germany and providing over 6.000 comments and articles, Starshollow is widely known in the Expat community and a lot of persons know Patrick Ott rather by his nickname than by his real name.