Tobias Schimmer

Tobias Schimmer is co-founder of UpSkill Capital, a private equity fund on a mission to lift young adults out of poverty through vocational education lending. In addition to working for UpSkill Capital, Schimmer works for the Boston Consulting Group advising clients in the industrial goods and automotive sector. Based in Europe, he has worked for leading car and truck manufacturers in Germany, Russia and the U.S. Prior to UpSkill and BCG, Schimmer worked for Siemens and BMW. Schimmer holds a Dipl.-Ing., a five-year German engineering degree, in automotive engineering from the University of Stuttgart and the Brunel University in London as well as an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management. [+]