Dr. Birte Sewing

Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Birte Sewing joined finleap’s management team as Chief Operating Officer (COO) in November 2019. Within her role as COO, she is responsible for investor relations and network as well as partner relations of the finleap group globally and continues to drive international expansion forward. In addition Birte takes care of the BaFin-licensed portfolio companies, where she is a member of the Advisory and Supervisory Boards of ELEMENT, solarisBank, Elinvar and CrossLend.  

She has over 15 years of experience in the financial industry: Before joining finleap Birte worked for the Düsseldorf based insurer Ergo, where she was responsible for the Investment Products division as part of the Executive Board. Prior to that, she was the Managing Director at Deutsche Bank, the  Head of Strategy at Commerzbank and a consultant at McKinsey.

Birte holds a Ph.D. from the University of Passau and an MBA from McGill University Montreal & University of Passau.

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