Sebastian Bonsiepe not available until 12/31/2021

Sebastian Bonsiepe

Compliance expert

not available until 12/31/2021
Profileimage by Sebastian Bonsiepe Compliance-Experte im Finanzdienstleistungssektor from Berlin
  • 10119 Berlin Freelancer in
  • Graduation: Diploma in law (Ludwig Maximilians Universität München)
  • Hourly-/Daily rates: not provided
  • Languages: German (Native or Bilingual) | English (Full Professional) | French (Elementary)
  • Last update: 22.03.2021
Profileimage by Sebastian Bonsiepe Compliance-Experte im Finanzdienstleistungssektor from Berlin
Sebastian is an international expert in compliance matters within the financial services industry and has a proven track record at global banks and international management consulting firms. He has strong commercial acumen, a strategic mind-set, and working experience in various industries and company functions as well as cultures.
By combining practical experiences with his education of apprenticeship in banking, diploma in law, and cerfification as a fraud examiner he can manage compliance programs and projects to ensure measurable and sustainable project delivery.
Communicating in German and English, self confident and friendly occurence paired with high 
level negotiation skills Sebastian can inspire people and get team members and in- and external stakeholders involved avoiding compliance fatigue.
since May 2018          Sebastian Bonsiepe Consulting (Freelancer), Berlin, Germany Advising an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) on the basis of a blockchain with regard to regulatory issues and possible requirements for a compliance function in a Virtual Currency start-up company

2017 Sep – 2018 Apr Accenture GmbH, Berlin, Germany; Position: Principal Director; Reporting line: Finance & Risk Germany Lead 
Management of the Control Functions work stream as part of the establishment and development of a Pan-European Internet/ Digital Bank as a new subsidiary of a major German bank. All lines of defense were defined within the framework of the internal control system (ICS) on the basis of the European and German regulatory framework. All responsibilities were defined by means of an instruction manual consisting of policies and procedures. Business cases were prepared for the Audit, Compliance Legal and Risk Management functions, main processes and IT system deployment were defined, sourcing scenarios were prepared and should have been used to apply for a banking license from the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin)

2014 Jan – 2017 May Infosys Consulting GmbH, Garching, Germany; Position: Principal; Reporting line: Head of Core Financial Services Europe
  • Worldwide software implementation (Actimize 8) within the compliance function of a large German bank with focus on KYC/ customer due diligence and anti money laundering; lead of design of functional and technical requirements
  • Set-up of a program management office and its PMO processes, e.g. reporting, forecasting, risk and issue management, to cope with new regulatory environment (MiFID II, EMIR, EU FTT and Dodd-Frank Swap Dealer Registration) for a global Swiss bank; lead of PMO and issue and risk management
  • Leadership of remediation actions work stream within a compliance investigation by US authorities with focus on improvement measures in regard of underlying IT (screening tool Cellent TCM Smaragd), processes, internal directives, training, and communication for a German bank including group alignment, global stakeholders, external service providers (IT platform, law firms, regulators) 
  • Lead of SAP platform governance project within a compliance initiative of a global German bank covering source code, license management, patch management, and consistency management
  • Analysis of all major German start-ups in the financial services sector (FinTechs) in regard of business models, value chains, and involvement of regular banks in the middle and back office on the occasion of the opening of the Infosys Innovation Lab in Berlin
2009 Nov – 2013 Dec Sebastian Bonsiepe Consulting (Freelancer), Berlin, Germany
  • Interim leadership of company function finance and legal of a start-up company within the metal working industry 
  • Leadership of quality management of the group-wide controlling- and management information Oracle database of a German global telecommunication company
  • Advisory and supervision of a management buy-out of a medical tech enterprise including due diligence, project management, and execution 
  • Concept and supervision of a road-show for acquisition financing of a medical tech enterprise targeting banks, private equity firms, family offices, and German public financing institutions
  • Listing for the start-up consulting development scheme Gründercoaching Deutschland (GCD) of the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW; German development bank)
2008 Mar – 2009 Oct Zurich Financial Services, Global Finance Operations, Zurich, Switzerland;Position: Program Manager; Reporting line: Head of Finance Transformation Global
  • Worldwide implementation of a new target operating model of the finance function within a group-wide initiative including project management, supervision, and controlling; lead of PMO of the finance function acting on behalf of the CFO Europe
  • Concept, planning and implementation of a group-wide training concept and academy for the group-wide finance function; overall lead 
  • Design of a lifecycle model human resources for the group-wide finance function; overall lead 
  • Intensive support of the group, European and Switzerland CFOs within strategic projects
  • Design of a finance integration roadmap for integrating newly acquired insurance enterprises in a standardized approach comprising planning, controlling, reporting, processes, and underlying systems environment; overall lead 
  • Accomplishment of a post-merger integration of a Turkish insurance company; representative for the CFO Europe 
  • Due Diligences in UK, Russia, and Turkey
2005 Oct – 2008 Feb CONTEXT Management Consulting GmbH, Bad Homburg, Germany; Position: Senior consultant; Reporting line: Board of Managing Directors
  • Strategic evaluation of a merger of two IT service companies within the banking sector including strategy, organizational structure, process landscape, and IT systems environment
  • Definition of legal structure of a merger of two German co-operative banking service companies
  • Implementation of a STP system, front to back, with in- and external interfaces within a large German asset management company
  • Concept and execution of trainings after a software implementation for a financial institution for all employees at all group sites
2001 Apr – 2005 Jun Capgemini GmbH, Global Financial Consulting Services, Offenbach/ M., Germany; Position: Senior Consultant; Reporting line: Practice Head Banking
  • Set up of a new e-commerce strategy for a Swiss credit card issuer
  • Set up of a market entry strategy for an American financial service provider for Europe with special focus on Switzerland
  • Selection of a pre-study for the asset management department of a large German insurance company
  • SAP harmonization after a merger of three manufacturers to a leading European plastics producer 
  • Post-merger integration of a large German insurance company and a large German bank with special focus on corporate governance and human resources 
  • Repositioned a strategy for a joint venture of a large German bank and an American credit card service company
  • Quality assurance for desktop outsourcing service level requirements includingassessment of contractual definition and agreement for a major Polish bank

2000 Apr – 2001 Mar IBM Unternehmensberatung GmbH (UBG), Banking Consulting Practice, Frankfurt/ M., Germany; Position: Consultant; Reporting line: Head of Private Banking/ Asset Management 
  • Development and implementation of an intranet-based offer and contract system for a German transaction bank 
  • Asset and liability system integration after a merger of two German banks
  • CRM pre-study at the corporate and real estate department of a global German bank
  • Set up of a process management system at a global Swiss bank including process documentation and reengineering in the area of securities and customer care

1998 Nov – 2000 Mar Bayerische Hypo- und Vereinsbank AG, Munich, Germany; Position: Assistant to Member of Board of Managing Directors; Reporting line: Member of Board Private Banking/ eCommerce
  • IPO of DAB Bank, the HVB-group's direct banking subsidiary
  • Outsourcing of the HVB-group's private banking subsidiaries
  • Set up of an eCommerce strategy for the HVB Group 
  • Support for the supervisory board and administrative board mandates 
  • Reengineering of the sales organization, including database mining and marketing
  • Concept development and establishment of an intranet site for private banking and retail and small businesses
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