Barbara is Director of the Bridges Impact Foundation. She is responsible for developing and directing strategy for the deployment of the funds of the Foundation.
Prior, she was Portfolio Director and then Director of Strategy and Impact for over six years at Impetus-Private Equity Foundation. She was responsible for leading the investment team and designing the organisation’s impact and performance management strategy.
Barbara has over 20 years of experience in strategy consulting and corporate finance. She was a partner at Monitor Group, advising international corporates on strategy and M&A, and serving as operating officer of the M&A advisory subsidiary. She worked as a consultant for the CEO and Board of CARE International UK, advising on strategic and organisational topics.
Barbara holds a law degree from Freiburg University, Germany, and an MPA from Harvard Kennedy School. She is a trustee of DHL Foundation and ThinkForward.