After completing his studies, Ingo Linder first worked as a business analyst for Citibank Privatkunden AG in Düsseldorf. Following this, he was a team leader of plant controlling in the chemical industry for Enka GmbH & Co. KG in Heinsberg. Subsequently, he was group leader of controlling for Wirth Maschinen- und Borgerätefabrik GmbH (machine and drill factory) in Erkelenz. Since 2007, Ingo Linder has been the head of asset managements (operational management) at aeos energy.
Ingo Linder studied business sciences at the University of Wuppertal (Bergische Universität Wuppertal) and graduated with a diploma in economics.