Katharina is Head of ESG & Impact for EMEA and APAC. She focuses on helping to diligence ESG risks and opportunities, and on partnering with portfolio companies to drive value through ESG growth initiatives. She is based in London.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Katharina was at CDC Group, where she developed and integrated enhanced impact, and ESG practices within equity, debt and fund of funds investment teams. She led ESG value creations initiatives across CDC’s portfolio. Prior to that, Katharina spent six years in public policy reform and supported companies and investors in ESG compliance.
She holds an MBA from London Business School and an MSc from London School of Economics.