Ines Kolmsee

Managing Partner of Matterwave Ventures and Corporate Director

Ines Kolmsee is Managing Partner of Matterwave Ventures and a corporate director. She brings more than 20 years of experience as senior executive in the industrial and utility services sectors in Europe. She has been CFO of Completel, a telecom operator and CFO of Arques AG, before joining SKW Stahl-Metallurgie AG, a specialty chemicals company, in 2004 where she became CEO and lead the initial public offering of the company on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. In 2015, she joined EWE AG, a large German utility company, as CTO/COO. From 2017 to 2020 she was CEO of Services and Solutions and a member of the executive board of Aperam SA, a stainless steel producer. She is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Prysmian S.p.A., Etex SA and Topsoe A/S. Mrs. Kolmsee hold degrees in Process-and Energy Engineering from Technical University of Berlin (Germany), in Industrial Engineering from Ecole des Mines de St. Etienne (France) and a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD (France, Singapore).