Mag. Wolfgang WAINIG
Partner, Freibanker GmbH, Vienna
Wolfgang Wainig was Managing Director of the Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) Risk Management from 2008 to 2015. In this position, he was responsible for the credit risks towards banks, states and institutional counterparts. He has lived through the financial crisis literally in the first rows of the RBI. Before RBI, he worked at the Investkredit Bank AG, building up their risk management department in the 2000s. In addition, he worked as an advisor and trainer for treasury, risk management and banking taxation with the Finance Trainer. His early career started out at the Austrian Stock Market, where he was leading marketing and product development, before switching to Ernst & Young. His last project was co-founding the Freibanker – an advisory firm, which aims at bringing back value and meaning to banks, clients and staff.