Christina Schwab

‘’I’m fascinated by the innovative ways that startups transform their breakthrough ideas into science-based solutions. Being there at the right time to speed up time-to-market, match the team to our network of DSM experts, and finally see the product on the shelves - those are my favorite parts!’’

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Outside of work, Christina loves to spend time with her family and travel to new places. 


Christina joined DSM in August 2021. Prior to this, she was Head of M&A and Group Strategy at ERBER Group, where she successfully led international acquisition and investment projects - from identifying and evaluating interesting technologies and companies to post-merger integration with a high closing rate., Christina also guided Erber AG and its business units through the annual five-year strategy process, driving strong growth and innovation ambitions by connecting internal key stakeholders across all four business areas.

At DSM, Christina focuses on investing in companies in the areas of Animal Nutrition & Health, Human Nutrition & Care, and Food & Beverage.

Christina holds a doctoral degree in Food- and Biotechnology from the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences in Austria.