Werner Hedrich


Globalance Invest GmbH, Germany

Werner Hedrich was CEO of Morningstar in Germany and Austria from 2011 – 2018. Morningstar is a global research, analytics and financial information company. In cooperation with research colleagues, W. Hedrich launched a Morningstar ESG rating for investment funds in 2016 in order to create a uniform and transparent research standard.

Before becoming CEO, Werner set up and managed Morningstar’s research in German-speaking Europe for six years. He previously worked as a market strategist, equity sales and equity analyst. W. Hedrich graduated as a political scientist from the Freie Universität Berlin and studied European sciences in Brussels.