Anna Wolf

To turn a company’s wish for purpose into reality – that’s what I lean in for and what I enjoy.

Anna Wolf is a senior consultant at Wider Sense and advises companies and corporate foundations regarding social concerns. Photo: Constanze Wenig für Wider Sense 2022

Anna Wolf is senior consultant and advises companies and their corporate foundations to integrate social concerns in their business operations and interactions with their stakeholders. She is convinced that the power of business should be used to solve the world’s most urgent challenges. That is why she enjoys connecting companies with NGOs and providing sector translation services. Within the Wider Sense team her focus is on strategy development, scaling up of good solutions, partner sourcing, due diligence and aligning grant making strategies with ESG standards. She is specialized on clients from the food, IT, transportation, finance and plastic industry.

In her former life Anna Wolf was a founding member of the start-up ecogood – a service provider for CO2 offsetting credit cards. The start-up aimed at launching a credit card with automatic capture and calculation of CO2 emissions of all purchases on the card. She started her professional career with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, coordinating the foundations regional offices in Eastern Europe and managing projects on international cooperation and collaboration.

Anna Wolf holds a Diploma in Political Science from the Free University Berlin and a Masters in Eastern European Studies from Oxford University. She published and co-authored articles on venture philanthropy and impact investing in sector journals such as Stiftung & Sponsoring, VS Verlag and Stifterpost.

Why did you choose working for Wider Sense?

I joined Wider Sense because here companies and NGOs meet at as equal partners at eye level. Also, I like to work in a vibrant and dynamic set up where all potential is used.

What is a random fact about you?

I can dance my name.