Hermina grew up in Romania, and re-located to London via Norway, where she obtained an MSc in Financial Economics from the Norwegian Business School BI. She started working in investment banking in 2004, first at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, and then at Credit Suisse, where her last role was Director in the Consumer coverage team. She left investment banking in 2015, and after a period of travelling she worked as a financial consultant for Masternaut, before joining Social and Sustainable Capital in February 2018. Hermina is a trustee of The Student View, a charitable company whose mission is to promote literacy and civic engagement among underprivileged students through journalism. Hermina is a CFA charterholder and member of the CFA UK Society.