Katrin joined Syngenta Ventures in 2014. Previously Katrin spent ten years as a Partner at Intersouth Partners, a traditional venture capital firm based in Durham, North Carolina, with $780 million under management. At Intersouth, Katrin focused on early stage technology companies, managing the complete investment process from deal sourcing through to exit.

Katrin served on the board of directors of multiple Intersouth portfolio companies and was heavily involved in the entrepreneurial community through local universities and several non-profit organisations. Before Intersouth, Katrin spent seven years with HSBC in trading and business planning roles in London and Tokyo.

Katrin holds a BA in Mathematics from the University of Oxford, an MBA from Duke University and an MSc in Microsystems and Nanotechnology from Cranfield University.