Purpose: By finding our inner wealth while investing our financial wealth we can bring healing to the world and ourselves.

People: Listening to our hearts and using our mind for daily life and business decisions is uncommon but immensely beneficial. It helps us to prevent burnouts and stress and serves as a powerful catalyst in bringing about change in business. It unleashes creativity, passion and resilience and ultimately guides us to realize our full potential as human beings.

Business: Capitalism has created tremendous material wealth, but we are still facing numerous crises such as climate change, inequality and poverty. And with the unprecedented pace of technological change it has become more important than ever to put humanity and the environment at the core of economic systems while using profit as a mean. Developing businesses with a positive social and environmental impact will help us to re-calibrate systems and create abundance for people and the planet.

Society: Traditional, linear approaches are not addressing the biggest challenges facing us of today. We need a highly co-creative approach, engaging all the key stakeholders, in order to work together to find solutions. We belong together especially in view of our diversity!

 

My Values

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Compassion

We act with love and care for humanity and the environment
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Diversity

We embrace diversity without judgement
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Authenticity

We gain confidence by acknowledging our strengths and vulnerabilities
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Cooperation

We view cooperation as a new competitive advantage
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The beginnings
I decided to start my own company while I  was on a vision-quest in a dense forest in Germany. The moment I spoke it out loud, a herd of deer emerged right next to me. That was my sign to start Golden Deer.

Afterwards, I discovered a beautiful story about compassion called "The Golden Deer". This story really touched me as it captures the essence of why I started Golden Deer and the meaningful change I want to bring to the world.


 My background

 

I am an economist and started my career in microfinance working with the early pioneers in 2007. For 15 years I have assisted various investors: funds, family offices, foundations, and individuals with family wealth. I supported them investing internationally across various social and environmental impact fields while preserving the capital. I have co-started 3 ventures in Nepal, Tanzania and Belgium, and advised many ventures in their growth strategies. As a generalist I come with a deep holistic understanding of the sector having worked from many different angles.

Beyond investment, I am trained in Family Constellation and for the past 15 years I have attended regular meditation and personal development retreats. These things along with my intuition skills, support my investment work.

 

For more details on my track record, have a look here!

My philosophy
The positive impacts fuel my heart and motivation. My intuition leads the way. My mind helps me to bring investment and social business into action and achieve the intended results.

Working with numerous impact investors and entrepreneurs globally has taught me that the unlikely marriage of profit and 'doing good' is indeed possible. I am motivated by my experience of turning a disadvantage into an opportunity through the principle of applying a social business solution. Miracles are possible.

To gain further clarity about who I am, what I want and how to be in this world, I have dedicated much of my free time to meditation and personal development. This practice of bringing light to my strengths, shadows and heart's desires has guided and supported all of my business endeavours. With the alignment of my inner being and my life's work, I have unlocked infinite potential. We are all magicians.

I feel rich both, in- & outside!

Nina Impact Investing Emotional Intelligence1  If you want to know more about my journey and vision, please contact me!