Svenja Tegtmeier, Finance Expert in Berlin, Germany
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Svenja Tegtmeier

Verified Expert  in Finance

Management Consulting Expert

Berlin, Germany
Toptal Member Since
September 28, 2022

Svenja has built multiple successful, venture capital-backed startups after her career as an economic consultant and advisor on the European Commission and United Nations programs. She is an expert in restructuring, analyzing problems, and taking action on efficient, strategic solutions. Svenja is excited about freelancing because it allows getting to the root cause quickly and solving problems fast.

Career Highlights

Senior Consultant
Economic Consultant
United Nations Relief and Works Agency

Education Highlights

Master's Degree
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Case Studies

Work Experience


2021 - PRESENT
  • Built the startup from scratch and raised seven figures from the industry's angel investors and venture capital funding.
  • Grew the company to over seven team members and over 200% of MoM sales growth.
  • Developed the best tool in the market with new proprietary AI models and solutions to solve some of the fashion industry's most complex supply chain problems.
Focus areas: Software Design, Big Data, Business to Business (B2B), Business Model Canvas, Entrepreneurship, Research, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Strategy, Sustainability, Strategy Consulting, Software, Market Sizing, Fashion


2019 - 2022
  • Grew the company's sales to a five-digit figure monthly. Built up our sales channels and partnerships with third parties.
  • Expanded the team to eight members, creating an incredibly ambitious, driven, and inclusive company culture.
  • Built a brand with extremely high customer loyalty and customer basket value. Contributed to an elaborated and effective sustainability strategy with our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions studies.
Focus areas: Fashion & Beauty, Sustainability, Growth, Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Software, Fashion

Senior Consultant

2018 - 2021
  • Led the data analytics team to calculate the economic impact of German multinational companies on human rights, reporting directly to the federal government. The analysis was the primary ground for the policy change and approval.
  • Identified inefficiencies in the rollout of a €40 million project for broadband expansion supported by the EU Commission. The new digital strategy exceeded the original timeline by identifying the roadblocks for municipalities in multiple countries.
  • Restructured an automotive supplier from bankruptcy to net positive by revising costs and identifying three new revenue streams.
Focus areas: Due Diligence, Financials, Restructuring, Team Restructuring, Strategy Consulting, Data Science, Strategy, Sustainability, Public Policy

Economic Consultant

2018 - 2019
United Nations Relief and Works Agency
  • Built the strategy for a global policy rollout for private sector engagement in natural disaster prevention.
  • Published results, raised funding for a project, and proposed the methodology for achieving supply chain resilience in disaster-prone areas.
  • Supervised the global rollout of the project and managed private and public stakeholders.
Focus areas: Supply Chain, Strategy, Econometrics, Data Science, Research, Sustainability, Strategy Consulting, Public Policy

Graduate Research Assistant

2016 - 2018
Copenhagen Business School
  • Spearheaded the data research team in analyzing foreign subsidiaries, ownership structures, and foreign direct investment (FDI) impact on the development of rural areas.
  • Completed the data analysis and visualization of all Danish foreign subsidiaries and their impact on local employment.
  • Submitted a research paper to international reviewers, got published, and presented the article to the Global Management Academy.
Focus areas: Big Data, Data Visualization, Research, Econometrics, Data Science, Strategy, Public Policy

Quantitative Analyst

2016 - 2016
Call Levels
  • Optimized hedging models and quantitative strategies for asset management and forex markets using R Studio.
  • Analyzed different hedging strategies for Singapore, Korea, China, and Indonesia.
  • Built a strategy to connect with financial institutions around Southeast Asia.
Focus areas: Foreign Exchange (FX) Hedging
2017 - 2018

Master's Degree in Economics and Public Policy

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) - London, UK

2016 - 2018

Master's Degree in Economics and Development Studies

Copenhagen Business School - Copenhagen, Denmark

2012 - 2016

Bachelor's Degree in Economics

Idaho State University - Pocatello, Idaho, USA


Full-stack Web Developer

LeWagon, Paris


Data Analysis, Due Diligence, Foreign Exchange (FX) Hedging, Debt Restructuring, Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR), Fundraising

Output Software

Microsoft PowerPoint, Jira

Industry Expertise

Sustainability, Fashion, Software, Financial Markets

Data & Analysis Software

Financial Data, Tableau


Data Science, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Entrepreneurship, Big Data, Pitch, Data Visualization, Research, Strategy Consulting, Software Design, Business Model Canvas, Strategy, Market Sizing, Econometrics, Public Policy, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data, Business Models, Financials, Restructuring, Team Restructuring, Business to Business (B2B), Supply Chain, Fashion & Beauty, Economic Analysis, Stakeholder Management, Full-stack, Web Development, Growth, Business

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