Maria Leitzbach is head of the Portfolio Management division at SOKA-BAU, the umbrella brand for the holiday and wage compensation fund of the construction industry and the supplementary pension fund of the construction industry AG. Both funds secure holiday entitlements, company pensions and training support for all employees and companies in the construction industry.
After starting in investment risk controlling at SOKA-BAU in 2007, she moved to the investment area and assumed responsibility for the management of the division in 2013. Her area of responsibility includes investment decisions across the entire asset spectrum with a volume of almost EUR 11 bn. She previously worked for Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft and Landesbank Berlin. After completing her business administration studies, Ms Leitzbach completed a master's degree in Finance & Banking at WHL Lahr and holds the title CEFA, CIIA®.