The best way to predict the future ist to create it.

Peter Drucker

Our Team


Our team composes a wealth of experience and knowledge striving for our clients success. We possess a diversified skill set and years of executive level management and consulting experience in the Financial Services Industry, to leverage our clients improvement of value.

Werner Vontobel, Partner

Werner Vontobel

Background

  • Master in economics, University of St. Gallen
  • Senior Auditor in a big 4 company
  • Manager Bank Consulting in a big 4 company
  • COO in an international private bank
  • Chairman & Board member in financial services companies

Competences

  • Deep market know how Swiss Private Banking
  • Detailed Processing know how in private/affluent banking
  • Risk management (overall, credit and operational)
  • Governance, risk and compliance in financial services
  • Contacts to regulators in CH and abroad
  • Funds management and administration

Thomas Hilgendorff, Partner

Thomas Hilgendorff

Background

  • Commercial & IT Education
  • Programmer & Business Analyst
  • Program & Project Manager
  • CIO Swiss Kantonalbank
  • Head IT Strategy & Governance, Large Swiss Retail Bank Group
  • Business Unit Director Banking, international Consultancy

Competences

  • Ad interim CIO
  • Program & Project Manager
  • Transition & Transformation (Out-/In-Sourcing (IT & BPO))
  • IT Strategy, IT Governance & Enterprise Architecture Mgmt
  • IT Service- & Project-Portfolio Management
  • Handling of 3rd party suppliers and system integrators

Joachim Torda, Partner

Joachim Torda

Background

  • Executive MBA HSG (University of St. Gallen)
  • Bachelor in economics (FH)
  • Business Consultancy (Financial- & Power-Industry)
  • Program- & Project Portfolio Manager (Financial Industry)
  • Business Client Advisor (Financial Industry)
  • Head Customer Service Centre (Financial Industry)

Competences

  • Program- & Project Leader
  • Project Controlling & PMO
  • Strategy & Governance
  • Cultural Assessment
  • Customer Service Management
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • Change Agent
  • Electronic Payments
  • Credit Cards (Issuing & Acquiring)

Andreas Troxler, Senior Consultant

Andreas Troxler

Background

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, with a major in Accounting  (HWV/FH)
  • Executive Master of Strategic Management, with a major in Controlling (FH)
  • CFO, Member of the Executive Board, in a medium-sized enterprise (metal industry)
  • Head Regional IT Business Management in a large Swiss Bank
  • International IT Project Portfolio Manager
  • IT Business Program & Project Manager
  • Management Consultant in the financial industry

Competences

  • Strategy & Governance
  • Leadership & Communication
  • Organizational Transformation
  • Finance & Controlling
  • Program & Project Management
  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Business Case Management
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation and operation

 

 

 

Urs Rindisbacher, Senior Consultant

Urs Rindisbacher

Background

  • Commercial, Organizational & IT Educations
  • Advisor IT Strategy, IT Architecture, IT Governance & IT Transformation
  • Project Portfolio-, Program- & Project Manager (mainly Financial Industry)
  • Expert in Organization Management
  • Business Process Manager
  • IT Service Manager
  • Advisor IT Sourcing and Partner Management

Competences

  • IT Strategy Transformation, Business Case and Roadmap
  • IT Governance and Demand Management
  • Enterprise Architecture & IT Simplification
  • IT Core Banking Architecture
  • System Evaluation, Implementation or Decommissioning
  • Project Portfolio-, Program- and Project Management
  • IT Architecture and System Engineering Projects
  • Banking Software Application Development Projects
  • IT Services and Target Operating Model

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Challange

Innovation is everywhere and nearly every industry today is facing an exorbitant array of digital opportunities. But with opportunities come challenges – especially in financial services.

In an industry where digital innovations are used widely by consumers and in fact, have come to be expected, there is a greater push for financial institutions to deliver a highly personalized and convenient experience that stretches across mobile, social, and alternative delivery channels.

How we can help

Research
Transparent up-to-date overview of trends, start-ups, solutions and products - worldwide.

Ideation / Value Proposition
We help you to find the value proposition where your company’s product offer intersects with your customer’s desires.

Minimum Viable Product
Measurement and learning must include actionable metrics that can demonstrate cause and effect question.

Validation / Second Opinion
A qualified second opinion allows you to obtain a different perspective and possibly provides a fresh look at a case. Keep in mind that opinions are just opinions.

Valuation
Our ability to understand and determine the value of a company is one of our cornerstones.

Transaction Advisory
Whether you are selling your business, acquiring another business or division, or have needs related to mergers, valuations, fairness opinions, and other transaction advisory needs, we can help.