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Carola Gräfin v. Schmettow, Düsseldorf

  • Chairman of the Management Board of HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt AG

(As of: September 30, 2015)

Personal data

Year of birth: 1964
Place of birth: Düsseldorf

Education

1982 - 1989 Studied music at the Robert Schumann School of Music and Media, Düsseldorf
Graduated with "künstlerische Reifeprüfung" (Master of Music)

1981 - 1992 Studied mathematics at Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf
Graduated with diploma in mathematics
Holder of scholarships from the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) and the Richard Wagner Scholarship Foundation (Richard-Wagner-Stipendienstiftung)

Career

1992 - 1999 Various positions in the capital markets division of HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt
Member of the Managing Directors from 1995

1999 - 2003 CEO of HSBC Trinkaus Capital Management GmbH
(today: HSBC Global Asset Management Deutschland GmbH)

2001 - 2004 Member of the Management Board of HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt KGaA

2004 - 2006 Managing Partner of HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt KGaA

2006 - 2015 Member of the Management Board of HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt AG

since 2015Chairman of the Management Board of HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt AG

Membership of statutory supervisory boards in Germany

  • BVV Versicherungsverein des Bankgewerbes a.G.
  • thyssenkrupp AG (since 2012)

Membership of comparable control bodies

  • HSBC France S.A., Paris (Non Executive Director)
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