Sylvia serves as a managing director at Finance in Motion, Germany, where she oversees the company’s financing initiatives for conservation and natural resources. During her tenure, Finance in Motion has developed into one of the world’s leading impact investing advisors with more than €1.5 billion in assets under management and offices in 15 countries. She has more than 25 years’ experience in development finance in over 30 countries. Starting her career in German International Cooperation (giz), she has worked as consultant for international organizations and held various management positions at consulting companies and asset managers. Sylvia holds both an M.A. in Political Science and Sociology and an MBA from Tübingen University as well as an M.A. in International Studies from the University of Miami, Florida.