TÜV SÜD AG: Head of HR
Gabriele Sommer was born in Heidenheim an der Brenz and raised in São Paulo, Brazil. She studied Applied Geology and Geological Engineering at the Technical University of Munich, where she graduated in 1990 as a certified geologist. She worked many years as a quality and environmental management systems auditor for TÜV SÜD.
Sommer is a member of the supervisory board at KSB AG for TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH and TÜV SÜD Auto Service GmbH. She holds various advisory functions at organizations such as the ESB Business School at the University of Reutlingen. She is a member of the accreditation board of Germany's Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, and is also a member of the federal DAkks board for conformity assessment bodies.
Gabriele Sommer lives in Wörthsee near Munich and is the mother of a daughter (24) and a son (22).