Suzanne Leao-Reuter is IFF’s Chief Financial Officer. Her responsibilities include overseeing IFF’s accounting and internal controls, risk management, investor relations, and capital raising. Prior to joining IFF, Ms. Leao-Reuter occupied various roles at Goldman Sachs within the company’s real estate branch.
Most recently, she served as European Head of Portfolio Management within the Realty Management Division based in London, where she managed a team focused on providing portfolio services for Goldman Sachs’ real estate balance sheet positions in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Before that, she was based in Munich as a Portfolio Management Vice President monitoring western European real estate investment portfolios through modeling of underlying real estate assumptions, financing execution, tax optimization, and equity valuation.
Ms. Leao-Reuter is originally from Germany. When she moved to Chicago in late 2016, she became a major Blackhawks fan and got involved in the People’s Action organization. She holds a master’s degree in Business Administration and Finance from the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich.