Born in 1964, Elisabeth T. Stheeman is a graduate of the Wirtschaftsakademie Hamburg (Hamburg business school) and the London School of Economics.
She started her career in 1982 at the controlling department of Vereins-und Westbank AG. After having held various positions between 1988 and 2012 at Morgan Stanley, where she moved up from her starting position as financial analyst to Chief Operating Officer in the Investment Banking division, she joined LaSalle Investment Management as Global Chief Operating Officer and was a member of the Global Management Committee from 2013 to 2014. In 2015, she also was a non-executive (independent) director and a member of the Investment and Remuneration Committees of Redefine International Plc. Elisabeth T. Stheeman is a member of the Court of Governors and of the Council of the London School of Economics, as well as a member of the Audit Committee and Vice-Chair of the Finance Committee.
She is currently a member of the Supervisory Boards of Aareal Bank AG (since 2015) and TLG Immobilien AG (since 2014), and a Senior Advisor with the Bank of England/Prudential Regulation Authority (since 2015) and with Courno (since 2014).