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Eric Wasescha is Head of Platform Solutions at Vontobel Investment Banking with its Multi-Issuer-Platform (deritrade), Whitel-Labelling Service and Pension Investments. Previously he was CEO and Founder of Derivative Partners AG, a firm specialized in financial information and IT solutions, which he headed until the sale of his shares in a management buyout in 2015. In parallel to this he founded the fintech start-up derivative.com in 2011, a platform for structured products which he sold to Vontobel in 2014. He began his career with what is today Bank Safra-Sarasin in Fund Marketing and Private Banking. In addition to his entrepreneurial activity he was the managing director of the Swiss Association for Structured Products (2006-2011) and joined as a board member of Financial.com AG (2011 to present). Wasescha studied business administration in Basel and completed the General Management Program at Harvard Business School.Read Full Bio
Homa Siddiqui is a Managing Director / Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs division (CCRO) at Credit Suisse. Based in Zurich, Switzerland, Homa is responsible for ensuring the execution of the CCRO strategy, driving digital and analytics based change. Prior to CCRO, Homa was Global Head of Platform Strategy & Governance, where she was responsible for the global PBWM Platform Strategy. Homa joined Credit Suisse in October 2007, after spending five years at Morgan Stanley where she was Global Program Manager for cross-selling initiative across the Institutional Business. Previously, Homa was Partner at Kanbay, a consulting firm acquired by Capgemini. Homa holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Arizona State University.Read Full Bio
Jürg Bölsterli manages a large portfolio ofprojects. In the role as sponsor he is responsible for the design, control, andoptimization of the process chains in terms of benefits, costs, security, andcompliance. This allows him, together with the involved business managers, toshape the investments done by the company. The main partners he is working with includes multiple business units covering disciplines as accounting, controlling, treasury, HR, marketing,risk management and compliance. Prior to Zürcher Kantonalbank Jürg Bölsterli held various functions in sales and consulting of a large American IT company. In those functions he consulted financial institution in upcoming technologies and security. Jürg Bölsterli holds a degree in computer science, biomedical engineering and completed an Executive MBA Program in General Management at the University of St. GallenRead Full Bio
Carola Schuler is a Managing Director in the Europe, Middle East and Africa banking team, based in Frankfurt. In this capacity, she is responsible for Moody’s analytical teams that rate banks primarily in the Eurozone and Central and Eastern Europe as well as non-bank financial companies across Europe and emerging markets in Middle East and Africa.Read Full Bio
Alexander Hendricks is an Associate Managing Director in Moody’s European Banking team. Alexander has responsibility for the analytical teams covering financial institutions in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He joined Moody’s in 2013. Prior to Moody’s, Alexander’s most recent role was Director in Company Research at Deutsche Bank, where he had responsibility for financial institutions in Germany and Austria, and co-responsibility for European investment banks. In addition, he acted as hub for European regulatory matters in research.Read Full Bio
Kathrin joined Moody’s Investors Service in April 2010 as a member of the Sovereign Risk Group. She is the lead analyst for several European Sovereigns, including the UK, Ireland, Greece, Denmark as well as European Multilateral Development Banks such as ESM, EFSF and the EIB.Read Full Bio
As Group Credit Officer, Simon has responsibility for monitoring ratings quality as well as assisting in the development and implementation of rating methodologies and practices applied to financial institutions. He is responsible overseeing banking credits in twenty four countries within the EMEA region.Read Full Bio
Olivier Panis is a Vice President – Senior Credit Officer in the EMEA Financial Institutions Group based in Dubai. He covers a portfolio of banks and financial companies in the GCC region and North Africa. Prior to joining Moody’s in 2013, he was heading the Portfolio Management team for Emerging Markets at Barclays. He started his career as a financial analyst at the French Ministry of Finance in Paris. Olivier Panis holds a MSc in Economics from the Université PARIS I (Sorbonne).Read Full Bio
Goetz Thurm is lead analyst for Banks located in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Prior to joining Moody’s Financial Institutions Group in March 2016, Goetz worked as a sell side analyst at Morgan Stanley and MainFirst, and was a senior investor relations officer at UBS and Credit Suisse. He also held a directorship position in his family business. Goetz holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics and a Master’s Degree in Economics from Bocconi University in Milan. He is a CFA charterholder.Read Full Bio