Dr. Ingrid Hengster

Managing Director, Country CEO Germany, Global Chairman Investment Banking, Barclays, Frankfurt am Main

Since January 2022 Ingrid Hengster is Country CEO for Germany and Global Chairman of Investment Banking. As Country CEO, Ingrid is the local leader for Barclays in Germany, responsible for executing the country strategy in line with the bank´s regional and global ambitions.

Ingrid has more than 30 years of experience in investment banking. She has been a member of KfW Bankengruppe´s Executive Board since 2014. During this time, she has played a leading role in building their Venture Capital business and managing the overall promotional business in Germany, and since the outbreak of the pandemic, she has led and organized Covid aid programmes for a number of German companies.

Ingrid started her career in 1984 at Oesterreichische Kontrollbank before joining Commerzbank where she was Head of Industry, Oil, Gas and Energy Banking. After taking investment banking leadership roles at UBS Deutschland and Credit Suisse, she joined ABN AMRO in 2005 as Country Executive for Germany and Head of Banking for Germany and Austria. Following the takeover of ABN AMRO´s corporate and investment banking business by Royal Bank of Scotland in 2008 she became Country Executive for the combined business and CEO of RBS Deutschland.

In addition, she is a supervisory board member at Deutsche Bahn.