Since 2001 Steffen Krug has worked as a financial adviser and as an independent financial broker, and since 2009, he has been Founder and Director of the Institute for Austrian Asset Management.

Krug completed his studies of economics at the University of Heidelberg, ESC Reims in France and at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt / Oder. He completed his thesis under, and was research assistant to Professor Jan Winiecki, representative of the Austrian School of Economics and a member of the Mont Pelerin Society. In 1999-2000 he was a trainee at the der Vereins- und Westbank in Hamburg, and in 2000-2001 was paper specialist there.