Marilyn Heib is presently the CEO, Sales Director and Co-founder of bettervest GmbH, the world’s first crowd investment platform for financing renewable energy and energy efficiency projects and is an active player in the renewable energies and energy efficiency industry with close to 15 years of experience both locally and internationally. Prior to her co-founding bettervest in 2012, she has taken on several roles and responsibility for PowerWind Ltd, a wind turbine manufacturer, including project management, sales and marketing roles and was the Head of Sales for the whole of Europe. As a volunteer, Marilyn founded, and was also the president of, “Go For Climate e.V” which is active in the field of social justice and environmental protection and has helped in creating climate saving jobs for the scavengers on the landfill in Olongapo/ Philippines. Furthermore, since March 2008, she has been a member of the board at “Hamburger Klimaschutzfond e.V.”, a non-profit, climate saving organization. Marilyn is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering with a specialty in renewable energies and energy efficiency. She has published two papers; “Erfolgsfaktor Energieeffizienz” and “Der Klimaschatz”. She is very fluent in the English and Italian Languages with a basic understanding of French. She also sings in a band and her hobbies include climbing, canoeing and horse riding.