Karin Sahr was born in 1960 and studied social sciences in Freiburg.
She started her career at the VhU Business Association of Hesse, where she worked on a guideline for the promotion of women in companies and developed an information campaign about the metal and electrical industry.
In 1990 she joined the Federation of German Industries, where she worked as personal assistant to the BDI President and later served on the Asia-Pacific Committee of German Business.
In 1999 she joined Arthur Andersen Wirtschaftsprüfungs- und Steuerberatungsgesellschaft, which merged with Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft in 2002. Among other things, she helped to establish the political liaison office in Berlin, worked for several years as a consultant in the fields of sustainability strategy, access to medical care and public value and has been involved in the development of strategic and innovative topics of the future since 2016.
Karin Sahr was a member of the board of the German Network for Business Ethics and lecturer in Public Corporate Governance and Sustainability at the University of Witten/Herdecke for many years.
She is a certified coach at the Institute for Psychodynamic Organizational Development of the Psychoanalytical Academy at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf.
Karin Sahr is married and lives in Düsseldorf.
Q. DO YOU HAVE A ROLE MODEL OR LIFE MOTTO?
Q. WHAT EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE STANDS OUT IN YOUR MEMORY?
A. What can happen if you don't do what you want to do.
Q. WHAT CAN YOU NOT LAUGH ABOUT?
A. When others suffer damage.
Q. WHAT's Something beautiful that you bought yourself recently?
Q. WHAT BOOK WOULD YOU NEVER GIVE AWAY?
A. My book of ideas.
Q. WHEN DO YOU FEEL MOST ALIVE?
A. Almost always.
Q. WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE IN?
A. That faith can move mountains.
Q. WHERE IS YOUR MOST PEACEFUL PLACE?
A. If I look closely: Everywhere.
Q. WHAT DO YOU THINK WAS YOUR LAST GOOD DEED?
A. Admitting I made a mistake and apologizing for it.
Q. WHAT HAVE YOU RECENTLY DREAMED ABOUT?
A. Having another dog.
Q. WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE MUSIC?
A. The one that doesn't want to be beautiful.
Q. WHAT IS MORE DIFFICULT for you: STARTING OR STOPPING?
A. If I haven't started yet, the beginning; if I'm in the middle, the stopping.