Louis was born in 1996 in Munich, Germany. After majoring in Banking and Finance in his Bachelor's studies at the Cooperative State University Baden-Wurttemberg, he completed his Master in Management at the University of Mannheim. While doing so, Louis spent a semester abroad in France at ESSEC Business School. Louis also gained practical experience in the automotive, banking, and software industries as well as in restructuring, inhouse, and management consulting. Moreover, he participated in a research project on digital finance during his Bachelor's and worked as a research assistant throughout his Master's. In his Master Thesis, Louis analyzed the effectiveness of reactive impression management tactics in countering the negative investor response to corporate illegality.