Britta Lindhorst is a Managing Director, Head of European Investments, and Global Head of ESG/Impact, at HQ Capital, based in Bad Homburg. HQ Capital is a global private equity specialist that has deployed $11.7 billion of capital since 1989. Ms. Lindhorst is responsible for the strategic development and implementation of the firm’s European strategy for its comingled funds and large European institutional managed accounts. In addition, she has led the development and implementation of the firm’s global ESG and impact strategy since 2013. Prior to joining HQ Capital in 2012, Ms. Lindhorst was a Managing Director at Generali Private Equity, Europe’s third largest insurance group, where she was responsible for investing and managing the company’s €1.5 billion global private equity portfolio. Prior to joining Generali in 1998, Ms. Lindhorst worked as a sell-side analyst and later as deputy Managing Director in the Equity Research department of the German private bank, Sal. Oppenheim. Ms. Lindhorst has 36 years of investment experience in public and private markets and holds a Masters Degree (Diplom-Kaufmann) in economics, with a focus on banking and tax law, from Cologne University.