Work History

Work History

1996-1999 Private Banking Senior IT officer

Deutsche Bank AG

-Core banking system implementation,

-Achieved Euro and Y2K compliance

Head of Project Management and Business Engineering

Credit Suisse AG

Main responsibilities

-Leadership (heading a pool of project managers and business analysts)

-Program Management (prioritization and funding of projects, strategy)

-Project Delivery (multiple concurrent projects from small enhancements to multi-year large programs)

-Project Management Practice (project mgmt methodologies, processes, governance, setting standards)

-General Management (financial management, vendor management)

-Stakeholder Management (Business, other departments, vendors)

Main accomplishments

-Built up team of project managers and business analysts from scratch

-Successful delivery of numerous projects

-Implementation of a new global datawarehouse 

Head of Quality and Project Portfolio Management

Credit Suisse AG

Main responsibilities

-Quality Management (quality strategy and planning, quality audits and reporting, metrics analysis, CMMI standard and process management)

-Project Portfolio Management (maintain book of work, prioritize projects, status and issue and risk reporting, cost control, dependency and resource management)

Main accomplishments

-CMMi level 3 certification for the department

-Significant reduction of cost and schedule variances

-Increase in project delivery capability and reporting

Apr 2010 - Present

IB IT COO APAC

Credit Suisse AG

Main responsibilities

-Financials (budgeting, monitoring, reporting)

-Project Portfolio Management (maintain book of work, governance),

-Performance Management (track and analyze KPI’s, recommending action plans)

-Business Management (compliance with policies, workforce and capacity management, staff training)

-Change Management (organizational restructuring)

-Client Relationship Management (with internal clients across all Product Lines in IB IT APAC)

Main accomplishments

-Bringing Product Lines together as one division instead of silos

-Ensuring costs stay within budgets and implementing cost cutting measures

-Implementation of milestone-driven project reporting to increase transparency and client satisfaction

-Development of an interactive scorecard to measure and analyze KPI’s over time to improve performance

May 1999 - Mar 2007

Head of Private Banking-IT APAC

Deutsche Bank AG

Main responsibilities

-Leadership (heading Private Banking IT department with a team of project managers, business analysts, software developers, testers, and Production Support staff regionally)

-Program Management (prioritization, funding and governance of projects)

-Project Management (oversee large implementations)

-Strategy (understand Business strategy and align IT strategy accordingly to enable the goals of the Private Banking business)

-General Management (financial management, vendor management incl. outsourcing)

-BCM (Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Management for PB IT)

Main accomplishments

-Providing a stable and secure IT environment for PB IT APAC

-Successfully leading a growing team in a challenging environment

-Complete overhaul of core banking system from flat file onto Oracle platform

-Implementation of new Collateral Monitoring and Internet Banking systems

-Establishing and integrating the IT platform for a newly established booking centre in Hong Kong

1989 - 1991

Apprenticeship

Genossenschaftliche Zentralbank (GZB)

Skills

Skills

Business Management

Internet Marketing

Change Management

Project Portfolio Management

Project Management

Education

Education
May 2006 - Present

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project Management Institute (PMI)

PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMP® demonstrates that you have the experience, education and competency to lead and direct projects.

Oct 2008 - Dec 2009

Postgraduate Diploma

Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

Postgraduate Diploma in Global Finance (PDGF)

The PDGF targets banking and financial service professionals who seek to advance to executive positions. The program explores the challenges and opportunities opened up by the financial tsunami and trains students to apply financial and management theories to real-world problems. It also aims to enhance participants’ understanding of the macroeconomic and industry trends and to develop their critical analyzes. Graduates are expected to become professionally well-rounded in banking knowledge and skills.

Modules taken (grades in brackets, overall GPA score 3.72/4, top 6 of class):

-Management of Financial Institutions (A)

-Global Financial Systems and Corporate Governance (B+)

-Financial Markets & Instruments (A-)

-Advanced Management of Financial Institutions (A)

-Strategic Management (A)

-Team Action Learning Project (B+)

Aug 2007 - Mar 2008

APMC, Advanced Project Management Certificate

University of Chicago

APMC for experienced project managers and senior level managers who want to build on expertise, acquire new skills and go beyond PMP® accreditation. Modules taken were 

-Achieving Project Management Excellence

-Stakeholder Relationship Skills for Project Managers

-Advanced Project Risk Management

-Managing Multiple Projects

-Earned Value Management

-Project Management Online Simulation

Summary

-Highly accomplished, educated and experienced manager

-20+ years of experience in Finance and IT

-Profound knowledge of PB business in Asia, products, operations, IT applications

-Excellent project management experience and knowledge

-Vendor management (purchasing, resource sourcing, development outsourcing)

-Project portfolio management, budgeting and strategic planning

-Skilled negotiator

-Broad horizon through working in Europe and Asia, Private and Investment Banking, Project Management, Line Management, Quality and COO

Languages

Fluent in English and German

Objective

-Contribute to an organization where I can best make use of my experience and expertise

-where results are needed, flexibility is key and I can leverage on my skill and acquire new ones

-Adding value in e.g. solving complex challenges, increasing efficiency or managing down costs

Personal strengths

-Driven, result and solution oriented

-Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills for complex challenges

-Adaptable, quick learner

-Client focused; can listen and communicate with partners across all levels well

-Proactive and takes initiative

-Excellent prioritization, multi-tasking and time management skills

-Always keeps the cool (does not lose temper), performs well under pressure

Other

-Member of “Who’s Who” (Historical Society) and “High IQ society”

-PADI Scuba dive instructor

-Owner of 2 businesses in scuba diving and Internet Online Marketing

Please treat this resume confidential. I am willing to travel within my job scope, but not to re-locate out of Singapore