After his studies in Economics and Philosophy as well as his work as a research assistant, Dr.Scholz worked as a self-employed consultant. Since 1991, he has worked in different positions in banks, first focusing on organization/IT and subsequently focusing on real estate financing. From 2004 to 2017, Dr. Scholz was member of the Board of Directors of Münchener Hypothekenbank e.G. and of pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG. Since 2017, he has been working as a self-employed consultant and is holding several mandates in financial institutions and insurance companies.