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Breakfast Club 05: European savings and deposit guarantee – Diverse! Resilient?

Hotel Alpbacherhof
Breakout / Panel
english language

The European Union (ECOFIN) wants to create deposit guarantees in all European countries and go even further as to create a European deposit guarantee. What are the designs for such a European savings and deposit guarantee? What are the steps to get there, the hindrances on the way and the concerns expressed by different stakeholders?

Director and Partner, zeb Group, Münster Introduction
Chief Risk Officer and Head of Group Risk Management and Control, Nordea Bank AB, Copenhagen
Vice-Governor, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
Chief Editorial Team, Zurich Office, Forbes, Zurich Chair


Director and Partner, zeb Group, Münster

 Since 1999 zeb.
 - Responsibility for the overall global program for changing the management logic of a German universal bank with strong investment banking, global outside-in analyses / benchmarking for group management (focus: KPIs, value drivers and reporting), development and implementation of a KPI / VBM concept and establishment of balance sheet management; training the entire finance area (over 1000 staff) about the new management logic and technical implementation; project sites: Frankfurt, London, New York and Singapore
 - Strategic / business policy realignment of the finance / treasury segment at a German state bank, as well as development and execution of the measure plan for effectively downsizing the segments (personnel / infrastructure costs)
 - Development of a comprehensive FTP concept and reporting methodology for a (top 3) German retail bank, while considering the special features of the non-core portfolio and group limitations
 - Various projects for strategic alignment of treasury / ALM in large and state banks, incl. adjusting the relevant management concepts in Germany and Switzerland
 - Regular executive training and coaching sessions about issues regarding total bank management and treasury management


Chief Risk Officer and Head of Group Risk Management and Control, Nordea Bank AB, Copenhagen

1996-1998 Master, Law, University of Copenhagen
2003-2005 Deputy Director, Markets Division, Finanstilsynet, Copenhagen
2005-2006 Chief Compliance Officer, Nordea Markets, Copenhagen
2006-2008 Project Manager, MiFID Implementation, Nordea Markets, Copenhagen
2008-2009 Executive Advisor, Head of Management Support, Private Banking, Nordea Bank AB, Copenhagen
2009-2010 Head of Division, Ministry of Economic and Business Affairs, Copenhagen
2010-2011 Executive Management Program, INSEAD
2010-2014 Deputy Director General, Finanstilsynet, Copenhagen
2014-2015 Head of Alternatives and Manager Selection, Nordea Asset Management, Copenhagen
 Since 2015 Head of Legal Structure Programme, Nordea Bank AB, Copenhagen
 Since 2016 Head of Regulatory Change Management, Nordea Bank AB, Copenhagen
 Since 2017 Chief Risk Officer, Nordea Bank AB, Copenhagen

Mag. Andreas ITTNER

Vice-Governor, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna

 Since 1983 Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
  11 years Director of the Financial Stability and Bank Inspections Department
  10 years Head of the Secretariat for the President
 Since 2013 Vice-Governor, responsible for Financial Stability, Banking Supervision and Statistics, Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna


Chief Editorial Team, Zurich Office, Forbes, Zurich

2014-2016 M.Sc. in Economics, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna
2014 Editor, financial markets, APA - Austria Press Agency, Vienna
2015-2016 Staff Writer, Forbes, Vienna
since 2017 Chief Editorial Team, Forbes, Zurich

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