Consultant Sustainable Investing
Responsible Impact Investing
Dr. Ingeborg Schumacher-Hummel has more than 25 years of experience in the field of sustainable investments. With her company Responsible Impact Investing, she advises investors and financial service providers on the development and implementation of a sustainable investment strategy. The particular priority is on supporting institutional investors, especially pension funds. In her mandates, the focus is not only on strategic positioning, but also on implementation processes, such as the search for external partners or setting up operational assessment processes for ESG quality assurance.
After completing her studies in business administration and ecology, Ingeborg Schumacher held various positions in asset management or at private banks. Her projects varied from building up the sustainable fund range at UBS to a responsible investing strategy at a private bank. As Head Sustainibility in 2021/ 22, she accompanied the establishment of an asset manager that spezialises in sustainable credit strategies.
In addition to her professional practice in the context of sustainable investing, she is active in research and teaching: Parallel to working at UBS , she wrote a dissertation on the role of pension funds as active shareholders. Currently Ingeborg Schumacher works as an external lecturer at various technical colleges, like the ZHAW in the study program of CAS Financial Planning and Sustainable Investing and at the School for Employee Pensions in the diploma training and the training for pension fund managers. She also designed the course „ESG-CA: ESG for client advisors“ for the Swiss AZEK.
On top of her role as a board member of the Sustainable Investment Forum, she is a member of various investment committees, both the Investment Committee of the Servisa Collective Foundation and the Investment Committee of Swiss Life Select. Not only does she engage as a member of the investment committee, she is also involved in other internal strategic processes on ESG integration.