SIFEM - Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets

Susanne Grossmann
Vice-Chairman of the Board, Member of the Investment Committee

Susanne Grossmann was a Managing Partner at BTS Investment Advisors, a private equity fund advising on investments in non-listed Indian small- and medium-sized companies, until 2014. Besides her involvement in private equity Mrs. Grossmann also managed the social engagement of the BTS Group in India. Mrs. Grossman began her career at a Swiss bank. She joined SECO in 1995 in the area of international trade negotiations. In 1999 Mrs. Grossmann moved to the Division for Economic Cooperation where she was in charge of a number of private sector promotion initiatives focusing on venture capital funds and other financial intermediaries in developing and transition economies. From 2004-2007 Mrs. Grossmann was a member of the management team of the Swiss Organisation for Facilitating Investments (SOFI), where she was responsible for all SOFI activities in Asia and Africa. 

Mrs. Grossmann holds a Master’s Degree in History and Economics from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and a Post Graduate Degree in European Integration from the University of Basel, Switzerland.