Sabine is half French, a quarter German and a quarter Irish. She speaks French, German and Japanese. A Graduate of Oxford University her career combines six years in investment banking with Nomura and CSFB and six years with Spencer Stuart focused primarily on Private Equity assignments. She then spent two years in Private Equity as Head of Deal Origination with Duke Street Capital. She left in 2000 to set up Cobalt Partners. Sabine focuses on Healthcare and Social Care.
When not working hard for Cobalt, Sabine bakes cakes, rides her horse, cycles her bike, swims in lakes and runs in the hills behind her house. She has 4 children of whom she is inordinately proud whom she takes on far-flung treks across the globe. She also chairs a charity called Machtalu which provides equitherapy to disadvantaged children. Her favourite quote remains Mark Twain’s « They did not know it was impossible. So they did it. »