Dr. Ingrid Hengster

  • Member of the Executive Board of KfW Bankengruppe

(as of November 23, 2017)

Personal data

Year of birth: 1961

Place of birth: Linz/Austria

Nationality: Austrian

Place of residence: Frankfurt/Main


1979 Austrian qualification for university entrance (Matura)

1979-1983 Studied law, Paris-Lodron-University Salzburg

1983 Doctorate


1984-1986 Österreichische Kontrollbank AG, Wien

1986-1995 Different positions Commerzbank AG

1995-1998 Different positions at Union Bank of Switzerland (Germany) AG

1998-2005 Different positions at Credit Suisse First Boston (Europe) Limited

2005-2014 Country Executive of Royal Bank of Scotland plc., branch Frankfurt/Main and Head of RBS (Germany) AG

seit 2014 Member of the Executive Board of KfW Bankengruppe

Membership of statutory Supervisory Boards in Germany

  • thyssenkrupp AG (since 2015, appointed until 2020)
  • Deutsche Bahn AG
  • KfW Capital GmbH & Co. KG

Membership of comparable control bodies

  • European Investment Bank (EIB)/Luxemburg (Expert on the Board of Directors)