Our team

Ü Impact was founded by a team that brings together extensive experience in the financial sector, merged with proven technology and innovation management expertise.

About our team

Ü Impact was founded by a team of three and is constantly growing to deliver our mission. What sets us apart is our unique combination of extensive experience in financial services, as well as technology and innovation management. We believe that this enables us to deliver solutions that will trigger a paradigm shift in the investment world.

We are supported by a team of exceptional individuals in the areas of software development, marketing, analytics, and business development.

Our founders

Lesley Li

CEO & Co-founder

Lesley has 10 years of experience in financial services and has worked for some the world’s leading banks, including JP Morgan Chase, Barclays and Mizuho. Before becoming an entrepreneur, she was Vice President in Mizuho. She holds two Masters from the University of Cambridge and an accreditation as Chartered Global Management Accountant by CIMA.

Dr. Clemens Chaskel

CTO & Co-founder

Clemens has 15 years of experience in R&D and strategic technology & innovation managment. He has consulted some of the world’s leading organisations, and has taught MBA and Executive Education programmes. He holds two Masters and a PhD from the University of Cambridge, and an accreditation as Chartered Engineer by the UK Engineering Council.

Alistair Hume

COO & Co-founder

Alistair has 13 years of financial services experience with Goldmans Sachs, HSBC, and Barclays. Most recently he managed part of the Barclays Brexit project. He holds a commerce degree and an accreditation as Chartered Global Management Accountant by CIMA. He is currently completing a Green and Sustainable Finance qualification with the Chartered Banker Institute.

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Full-Stack Developer (m/f/d)

Berlin | Full Time | Permanent | Experienced

Ü Impact is a FinTech in the Sustainable Investment sector. Our vision is to make sustainable investing accessible to everyone. We are working with fund providers to create a product that will make sustainable investment available for everyday individual investors, bringing together valuable sustainability/ESG company insights and making it accessible to allow retail investors to generate real impact with their money.

Your tasks
  • As the hands-on full-stack developer you build the solution and progress the long-term vision as a key member of the company.
  • You have the responsibility for the development of our digital products, using modern architectures and technologies.
  • You work closely with our founding team, bringing together technological, financial and sustainability perspectives.
  • You play a key part in defining and delivering our technology roadmap and providing expertise in the upcoming funding rounds, with the opportunity to grow into the CTO role in the future.
What you should bring
  • Can-do attitude with an eagerness to learn and grow
  • Several years demonstrable experience in a similar role
  • Experience in various programming language and frameworks, e.g. C#, Python, React, Angular, Express, NodeJS/ RESTful API, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, etc., including DevOps best practices and industry standards for secure, scalable application management
  • Excellent knowledge in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for User Experience (UX)
  • Experience developing SPA websites and styling websites or UI components
  • Experience with cross-platform mobile app development
  • Experience with cloud administration such as AWS, Digital Ocean
  • Passionate Agile practitioner
  • Value diversity of opinions and skills, and can align perspectives of stakeholders before translating them into code.
  • Passionate about learning new technologies
Why us
  • Award winning company
    We are an award-winning company creating waves in the German start-up community. Our idea, vision and team has been recognised by peers in the industry, inspiring our team to even greater heights.
  • Work with a purpose
    Impact is in our name and working with a purpose is what drives us and creates the positive and inspiring work atmosphere.
  • Experienced international team
    We are a diverse multinational team that values different ideas and opinions; we know this brings out the best in the team and the product we deliver to clients. The founders have years of experience in different fields, sharing this knowledge to ensure the team is continually learning and developing
  • Dynamic and flexible work environment
    We are an early-stage start-up that thrives on an agile and flexible work environment. We understand that people deliver best in different conditions and the benefits of home office time.
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