Eva-Maria Baumer

Vice President, Corporate Engagement – Office of the Vice Chairman, Mastercard

In her role as Vice President, Corporate Engagement, Eva-Maria Baumer works closely with Mastercard’s Vice Chairman to drive partnerships across the private and public sectors. She is involved with the rollout of financial inclusion and entrepreneurial projects across the globe, with a focus on women’s economic empowerment. Eva joined Mastercard in 2013 as part of the Strategy & Operations team, focusing on identifying and executing investment and M&A opportunities. In 2016, she joined the Enterprise Partnerships team and focused on driving partnerships with global players. In this role, Eva worked in Africa helping develop and launch “Jaza Duka”, a digital financing platform for micro-entrepreneurs in Partnership with Unilever. Eva started her career as a retail banker at Sparkasse, Germany’s largest savings bank, before joining Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in various strategy and sales roles. Eva holds a Masters in Management from London Business School and runs the UK Chapter of Anonymous Child, an international charity focused on providing education to pre-school children from disadvantaged backgrounds.