SIFEM - Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets

Susanne Grossmann
Vice-Chairperson of the Board, since 2014, Member of the Investment Committee, since 2011 

Susanne Grossmann has been active in private sector finance in emerging markets and developing economies since 1999. From 2007-2014 she was Managing Partner at BTS Investment Advisors, a private equity fund advisor for investments in non-listed Indian small- and mid-sized companies. Today, Ms. Grossmann  manages the Dalyan Foundation, a charitable foundation supporting women and children in India and Turkey. Since 2014, she has also been a Managing Director at FinanceContact GmbH in charge of administering the SECO Start-Up Fund. She serves as a member of the advisory committees of Weconnex, a service and project management firm focusing on Base-of-the-Pyramid markets, and of the Department of Environmental Systems Science of ETH Zurich. She is also a member of the investment committee of Dreilinden GmbH in Hamburg, a company supporting social acceptance of gender and sexual diversity.