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Transaction Banking, Cash Management, Payments, Program Management, Project Management, Strategy Consulting, Banking IT, Offshoring, Virtual teams

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Currently as Senior Principal for DXC technology for market positioning, product management and pre-sales of banking and payments platforms. 

Previously various management positions in banks in Europe, US and Asia. 

Speciality is Transaction Banking, Cash Management, Treasury, Project Management, Product Management, Product Development, Program Management, Banking IT, Banking Processes, Stategy, Offshoring, Virtual teams.


09/2017 - 12/2018

1 Jahr 4 Monate

Senior Advisor

Senior Advisor

Positioning of Banking SW (Payments) with clients.
Advisor to clients to optimize payments processes and utilization of SW.

Pricing methods for Banking SW.


Pre Sales

Product Management

Target Pricing



05/2014 - 08/2017

3 Jahre 4 Monate

Global Head of Cash Management Products

Senior Vice President
UniCredit Group

Manage Transaction Banking Products for Cash Management, Client Access and Clearing

Global Product Management with strict P/L targets

Investment Planning & Project Portfolio Management

Budgeting and Cost Control

Resource Management/Planning

Commercialization of new products


Experience Gained:

P/L Management

06/2005 - 04/2014

8 Jahre 11 Monate

Global Head of Product Development Transaction Banking

Managing Director
Standard Chartered Bank

Manage Transaction Banking Product Development for Cash Management, Clearing, Securities and Trade Finance:

Global Product Development Management

Investment Planning

Project Portfolio Management (>USD 200 mio)

Budgeting and Cost Control

Resource Management/Planning

Commercialization of new products


Global Markets eCommerce Projects (’05-‘06)


Experience Gained:

Product Development Life Cycle

Successful commercialization of new products

08/2003 - 06/2005

1 Jahr 11 Monate

Design & Build

Director Wholesale Bank
ING Bank N.V.

Manage Design & Build Team:

IT (Infrastructure Management, Release Management, Interface Development)

Business Analysis and Development Teams

Lending & Financial Markets

Payments & Cash Management

Operations and Core

IT Architecture & Business Architecture

Implementation, Migration, Planning & Control

Budgeting and Cost Control (Project Budget EUR >140 Million)

Management of Steering Committee and Global Customer Board

Setup of new ING Germany entity after BHF sale


Experience Gained:

Extensive business domain knowledge of global wholesale bank

Relocation of large program to lower cost base location

Outsourcing of IT activities

Complex governance of a very large program across multiple global business lines and IT

Balancing of external consultant resources with internal resources affecting internal acceptance

Redefinition of business case with changing business climate and environment

Internal client and relationship management.

Staff development and career coaching

03/2003 - 08/2003

6 Monate

Front- and Middle Office system implementation

Associate Director
Prudential Asset Management Singapore

Project Manager for Front- and Middle Office system implementation

Deal Capture & Valuation

Benchmarking & Compliance

What-If Analysis

Budget and Cost Control

04/2000 - 10/2002

2 Jahre 7 Monate

Program Management of Front and Middle Office system

Senior Technical Manager
Government of Singapore Investment Corporation

Advise firm on technology strategies as Project Architect

Program Management of Front and Middle Office system

FX incl. exotic options

Fixed Income

Money market

Interest Rate Derivatives

Precious metals

Setup of Information Technology functions to support the continued implementation through multiple sites

Change Management with Budget and Cost Control.

07/1997 - 03/2000

2 Jahre 9 Monate

Regional Head of IT

Vice President
Westdeutsche Landesbank (Singapore)

Responsible for Information Technology across Asia/Pacific region (7 countries)

Management of annual budget. Restructured budget to be business aligned and transparent.

Definition of IT strategy for Asia/Pacific

Management of IT support, development and Vendor management for all Service providers

Chaired regional IT committee.

Member of global IT committees.

Member of local Management committee.

Project Management:

Front Office/Risk Management System with STP

Office Relocation and redesign of Trading Room Infrastructure

Regional Y2K project

Regional Data Center Setup and Operation

Setup of new branch in China

02/1992 - 06/1997

5 Jahre 5 Monate

Head of IT

Hypo Bank New York

Management of local IT team

Help Desk & Data Center (System/38 and AS/400)

Procurement & Network administration

Project Management:

Front Office System Implementation (NY, London, Luxembourg, HK, Munich) with STP

First Email connection in group between NY and Head Office

Disaster Recovery and Business Resumption

Budget and Cost Control

09/1988 - 01/1992

3 Jahre 5 Monate

Management of Network Infrastructure installation for multiple branches

Application Developer and Project Manager
Hypo Bank Munich

Project Management of Network Infrastructure installation for multiple branches (New York, London, Hong Kong, Munich).

Project Management and Development Real Estate Portfolio Management System (London).

Project Management Retail Customer Management System (Luxembourg)

Development of Database model and application for Corporate Customer Account officers (New York).

Development of proprietary workstation and data security solution for German branch network (Munich).

Development of network infrastructure to replace 3270 terminals with client/server applications using APPC (LU 6.2) for German branch network.

Organizational and technical support for foreign and domestic branches (Prague, Luxembourg, London, New York, Dresden, Leipzig, Budapest, Munich).


Produkte / Standards / Erfahrungen
Cash Management
Near Shoring
Off shoring
Portfolio Management
Pre Sales
Product Management
Product Portfolio Management
Project Management
Target Pricing
Team Management
Trade Finance
Virtual teams


  • Digitalization Strategy and implementation (UniCredit)
  • Implementation of diversified currency deposits strategy (UniCredit)
  • Launch of new custody platform serving regional and global clients introducing single touch regional custody (SCB).
  • Launch of new products globally for Collections (Virtual Accounts); a global Pricing and Billing engine for Transaction Banking products; a smart FX Conversion programme for Banks, etc. (SCB & UniCredit).
  • Global launch of a new global cash management product platform for Liquidity management. (SCB)
  • Single global Trade Finance Platform and Operating model for Documentary Trade as well as Open Account in 38 markets (SCB).
  • Running of strategic programme to implement business infrastructure for SCB in China.
  • Implementation of position and risk routing for global e-commerce FX/MM solution for SCB.
  • Design & Build of strategic Global Operating Model for international network of ING.
  • Defined strategy and execution for move of a large program from Europe to Asia to achieve higher quality output and significant cost reduction for ING.
  • Design and Implementation of Global Market Risk Management Solution for GIC involving FX, MM, complex options, fixed income and other interest rate instruments as well as precious metals.
  • Design and Implementation of P/L, Position and Market Risk Consolidation for WestLB with 5 Trading rooms in Asia/Pacific.
  • Managed Project for FX and MM Internet Trading for corporate clients and inter-bank dealing (WestLB).
  • Regional Market data reorganization with an increase in quality and reliability to achieve significant cost savings (WestLB).
  • Designed STP for all high volume Financial Markets products, resulting in lower cost per transaction and improved quality (Hypo Bank and WestLB).


  • A highly knowledgeable professional with more than 30 year’s industry experience.
  • Substantial strategic leadership and management experience with international institutions in Europe, North America and Asia.
  • Successful investment planning reducing duplication and fast ROI.
  • Ability to motivate teams through strong communication skills.
  • A track record of successful change programmes with a high degree of commercial success.
  • A strategic thinker coupled with a structured and controlled approach to the delivery of results.
  • Proven ability to interact and position opportunities with Executive Management at all levels.
  • A consistent and proven record analyzing underlying business needs and achieving business objectives using change management, processes and technology.
  • A wide knowledge of technology and business processes across the financial services industry.
  • Very strong understanding of the Transaction Banking, Wholesale Banking and Investment Banking Market.
  • Strong experience with small and large teams of various cultural and professional backgrounds.
  • A talent for managing complex initiatives within global organizations across locations and business lines.


05/14 to 08/17

UniCredit Bank AG (Munich) Global Head Cash Management Products Senior Vice President Transaction Banking

06/05 to 04/14

Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore) Global Head Product Development, Managing Director Transaction Banking

08/03 to 06/05

ING Bank N.V. (Amsterdam, Singapore) Director Wholesale Bank – Design & Build

03/03 to 08/03

Prudential Asset Management (Singapore) Assistant Director

04/00 to 10/02

Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Senior Technical Manager

07/97 to 03/00

WestLB (Singapore) VP / Regional Head of IT

02/92 to 06/97

Hypo Bank New York VP / Head of IT 09/88 to 01/92 Hypo Bank Munich Project Manager

09/86 to 09/88

DG Bank Munich Apprentice

Cash Management
Change Management
Product Development
stakeholder management
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Product Development life cycle management for Transaction Banking products (Payments, Cards, Channels, Collections, Liquidity, Trade Finance, Securities Services).
  • Product platform Strategies & Solutions enabling revenue generation and efficiency gains.
  • Change Management and Operating Model implementations through programmes across businesses and geographies.
  • Governance models.
  • Solid Financial Services and Fund Management domain knowledge.
  • Programme and Project Management.
  • Strong People Management including cross border, multi-cultural and virtual teams.
  • Business Architecture and Process Reengineering
  • Creative Ideas generator / Strategic planner
  • Budget Planning / Cost Management
  • Translating Product needs into solutions
  • Strong stakeholder management, negotiation and influencing skills


1986 – 1988

School for “Datenverarbeitungs Kaufleute”, Munich Germany Diploma in Information Technology with corporate business background

1982 – 1986

Maria Theresia Gymnasium, Munich Germany Abitur (High School, A-Levels), Main Subjects: Physics, History, German, and Mathematics.