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About Daniela Deuber
A passionate scout, catalyzer, and bridge-builder, Daniela has spent much of her time at the BMW Foundation developing and facilitating new ways of collaboration and engagement of leaders from different sectors as well as identifying and promoting different tools for social innovation and impact.
She was the main driver in building up the social innovation work of the Foundation including such instruments as Social Entrepreneurship, Social Intrapreneurship, and Social Finance. At the moment she is focusing her energies on impact investing and financial systems transformation, tech for impact, and the building of resilient, intelligent, sustainable, and equitable cities.
Before joining the BMW Foundation in 2007, Daniela worked for ten years in the field of development work in Africa, Asia, and the Balkans. Daniela has a Master’s degree in languages, international business, and cultures from the University of Passau, Germany. She is an alumna of the INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship Programme (ISEP) and the Common Purpose leadership development and Tallberg Leaders programs as well as a board member of the Social Entrepreneurship Akademie in Munich.
Daniela lives with her partner and their two little girls in Berlin. Tango and Kundalini Yoga are two other passions of her.