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Ralf Van Osch

Multilingual Sr Manager/Executive in Change & (Re)structuring / Risk & Finance / IT

Summary

As an experienced business executive I want to work for your company, increasing your brand value, your profitability as well as your employee & customer engagement. I am a professional with a firm winning mindset combined with emotional control, enabling me to overcome any obstacle for your organization by building and mentoring successful teams and solutions. Delivering value to all stakeholders without compromising values such as integrity, loyalty, honesty and respect.
I manage people personal and individual, fair but rigidly aligned to the companies´ strategy. I adapt to the people and culture of your company, listen carefully to their input, either delegate or take action and assist them in their journey for successful outcomes contributing to the companies´ result, the local community and society as a whole.

I am used to operate on the cutting edge between Finance & IT / Finance & Sales / Finance & Operations. I have broad experience in managing organizational change with high performance teams of different cultural backgrounds. I have worked in 8 countries in a wide variety of industries, in roles varying from daily operations, planning and executing projects of small and medium size, to strategic planning and positioning of companies and brands.

I analyze, plan and execute along 5 key axis: People, Technology, Organization, Processes and Regulatory/Compliance. Current interests are Zero Based & Beyond Budgeting, Real Options, API development & implementation and Programming in R & Python.

I am willing to relocate, travel and study.

Core competencies include:
• Startup-Management • Software/ERP development & implementation • Business Intelligence • Performance Management • M&A • Cost Reduction/Budgeting • Credit & Operational Risk • Investment Management •Financial Modeling • Data structuring & cleaning

Work History

July 2016Present

Principal Consultant

Resources Global Professionals (RGP)

Consultancy / Mexico City

• International consultancy in Financial Services, Micro-credit, Banking, Online Gaming, Sustainable Energy & Startup Management.

February 2016Present

Council Member & Consultant

GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group)

Consultancy / Mexico City

• International consultancy in Financial Services, Micro-credit, Banking, Online Gaming, Sustainable Energy & Startup Management.

November 2016April 2017

Independent Consultant

Pinnacle Sports

Consultancy / Netherlands Antilles
Successfully reorganized Purchasing & Procurement department.

Drafted, polished and finalized new process, policies and standard operating procedure.

Implemented all changes required throughout the organization.

November 2013April 2016

Senior Financial & Risk Manager

Terrabrio SAPI de CV

Sustainable Energy / Mexico City

Coordinating all activities to start-up new company in sustainable energy market.

Payments, finances, risk, operations, IT, contracts & litigation.

Operational, Financial & Credit Risk analyses.

Advisor to the Board of Directors & Shareholders.

Wealth management 8-figure amount (NYSE, DAX, BMV, etc.) with double digit returns.

Project & Investment management (Hydrodams 10-30MW,Tree & Shrimp farms, Windmill park, etc.).

February 2012October 2013

Financial Controller

Tecnología Intercontinental SA de CV

Water treatment / Mexico City

• Built budget model for internal (operations and Cash-flow) and external purposes (due diligence) .
• Reviewed business model and plan for entering the production and trade in Mexican  flower market.

January 2011January 2012

Owner & Founder

Osirvo

Internet & Mobile Applications / Mexico City

• Developed mobile applications, responsive websites (i.e. a start-up in the taxi industry) & SEO solutions.

January 2010December 2010

Regional Managing Director LATAM ad interim

SaReNS Latinoamérica SA de CV

Heavy Lifting & Hauling / Mexico City

• Responsible for start-up, organizational development and commercial expansion in Latin America.

• Full P&L Responsibility and Power of Attorney/Legal Representative for LATAM region.

• Sold 4 MM US$ contract value in 8 months, securing operational profit in the founding year.

• Chosen for this temporarily position from a HR-pool of 350 directors worldwide.

July 2008May 2009

Manager Business Intelligence

Provident México SA de CV

Bank / Puebla, Mexico

• Responsible for development, implementation and optimizing Business Intelligence for Mexico.

• Wrote corporate blueprint for BI (UAT & Implementation) (6 countries/550 users/2 MM customers) seconded to Headquarters in Leeds, UK (6 weeks in total).

• Led Sale & Leaseback deal (1.5 MM US$) 150 company cars transferred to leasing company.

• As part of Cost Efficiency project, intensive supplier (re)-negotiating.

December 2007May 2008

Senior Project Manager

De Lage Landen SA de CV

Leasing & Finance / Mexico City

• Responsible for implementing Infolease & Oracle, respectively as operational and financial system, both successful within a 4 month time frame from start/development to implementation.

• Improvement of business efficiency and procedures.

20072007

Senior Consultant Risk Management & Compliance and Business Intelligence

Capgemini Nederland BV

Consultancy / Utrecht, The Netherlands

• Implementation Basel II agreement Risk Projects.

• Development, Testing and Implementing Credit Scoring/Rating models.

Responsible for innovation plan, top 3 Dutch bank worldwide, concerning worldwide outsourcing of IT.

20052006

Operations Business Manager

Kroymans Financial Services BV

Leasing & Finance / Vianen, The Netherlands

Responsible for New Business Development & monitoring the market for “take-over”-candidates and new products.

Led a project to centralize Purchasing for affiliated companies, saving US$ 5 MM per year.

Led strategic initiative/project to implement Business Intelligence (group of 5 people /25,000 contracts).

20002005

Senior Risk Manager

Kroymans Financial Services BV

Leasing & Finance / Vianen, The Netherlands

Evaluated lending opportunities on fleet financing applications, ranging from 1 to 500 cars, determination and reviewing credit limits for new as well as existing clients, B2B and B2C.

Negotiated and monitored payment status and terms and conditions.

Trained the Sales force to create more customers oriented and friendly Sales dialog with clients.

Developed a Risk-model and Risk Audit Process for affiliated companies.

19992000

Assistant Finance Manager

Renault

Leasing & Finance / Utrecht, The Netherlands

Salary administration & all tax-related matters.

•  Balancing all GL accounts.

•  Monthly reporting HQ (Paris).

Education

20072007

Certificates

Capgemini Academy

Capgemini Academy; Rational Unified Process, Prince2 Foundation Certified, Project Risk training, Six Sigma Introduction Training, CoBIT, SOA.

NIMBAS; Monetary & Financial Economy, 6 classes’ special Capgemini course.

20012006

Certificates

Various

Advanced Professional Excel, Credit Courses and Intensive Negotiating Training.

20142014

Certificates Spanish

Berlitz

Berlitz; Level 4, 5, 6, 7 Spanish (out of 8 levels).

Skills & General information

Skills

Languages:

Dutch, English, Spanish, German.

Computer:

Business Objects, Cognos, Windows, MS Office, Lotus Notes, Navision, Oracle AP/Treasury & Cash / GL, Infolease, MSVisio & Project, TM1 budgetsystem, Android, Linux, Unix,Sage, Joomla.

Python, R, CSS, HTML5, Javascript, Ruby.

General Information

Interests:

Current events and technology, history, mountain biking, tennis, ski, travel, cooking.

Personal data:

Married with Mexican, 2 children, born April 04th 1975, Dutch Nationality, Mexican Permanent resident.