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Dr. Ingrid Hengster

Chief Executive Officer, Barclays Germany

Dr. Ingrid Hengster is the CEO for Barclays Germany and Global Chairman of Investment Banking. As the CEO of Barclays Germany, she is the franchise leader with responsibility over key decision making and accountability for business strategy and results. She is also responsible for enhancing Barclays’ profile locally with priority clients, regulators, governments and the business community. As the Global Chairman Investment Banking, Ingrid helps to further drive Barclays’ client relationships at C-suite level, connecting German and European clients with global opportunities. Ingrid has more than 30 years of experience across different areas of banking. During her time at KfW ́s Executive Board from 2014-2021, she played a leading role in building their venture capital business and managing the overall promotional business in Germany. Ingrid began her career at Oesterreichische Kontrollbank, moving on to take senior roles at Commerzbank, UBS, Credit Suisse and CEO of RBS Germany. Ingrid is passionate about education, especially the financial education of young people, and supporting start-ups. Her other interests include classical music and international relations.