REGTECH ENTHUSIAST & ADVISOR
STARTUP ANGEL & MENTOR
VISIONARY & SPEAKER
Connecting the dots of the different dimensions has been our mantra for many years. Having managed the digital transformation of compliance at one of the largest global financial institutions in the world and having led industry-wide initiatives, we have proven to successfully connect the knowledge of regulations, technology and business; and transform it into smart and cost efficient solutions.
Together with strategic partners, we invest in entrepreneurs, their ideas and motivation. We help them better understand the needs of (multi-national) corporates, complex markets and provide guidance to perfectly shaping their products and businesses.
Shaping the Future of Compliance
is our main motivation to share insights, stories, best practices and also basics in the application of RegTech (regulatory technology). Patrick has been speaking at numerous events all over the globe, such as
C5 Anti-Corruption (Switzerland)
DICO Forum: German Institute of Compliance Officers (Germany)
FinTech Week Tel Aviv (Israel)
Cross-border Fintech: Regulation and the Law (United Kingdom)
IDC CIO Summit (Austria and Greece)
World Chatbots Summit (Germany)
International Data Transfers & Compliance Summit (Portugal)
and many more
Selected upcoming speaking events (to be rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic):
Blockchain: Regulation and the Law Symposium 2020 @ London, April 28
5th Global Digital Transformation & Customer Experience Summit @ Amsterdam, May 14
Manila AI & Blockchain Summit @ Manila (Philippines), June 8-9
Monex Caspian @ Baku (Azerbaijan), June 18-19
InnovX - Africa's biggest innovation tech festival @ Nairobi (Kenya), July 9-10
Patrick has been successfully connecting regulations, technology and business for more than 10 years as a pioneer of what we today call Regulatory Technology or RegTech. He believes that regulatory compliance can be a competitive advantage for those companies that are able to effectively deploy smart solutions. And he is passionate about finding and supporting the companies developing the technology that will disrupt regulatory compliance as we know it.
Patrick was Global Head of Compliance Transformation & Innovation for the Allianz Group, one of the leading integrated financial services providers worldwide. In this role, he led the digital transformation of the compliance function in over 70 countries. Patrick has also been a leader in various industry-wide forums focusing on compliance technology and innovation.
Beginning 2020, Patrick has established an advisory practice supporting large corporates as well as investors seeking outstanding opportunities in the RegTech sector. Patrick also directly supports selected companies as a startup angel. Patrick enjoys communicating and is a frequent keynote speaker at conferences as well as corporate events.
PURPOSE AND MISSION
STRONG PARTNER NETWORK
With more than 10 years of experience in the RegTech (regulatory technology) world, dozens of successfully delivered global projects on time and in budget at one of the largest financial institutions in the world, and frequently requested speaker and panelist, we have proven to be able to
(1) analyze complex situations,
(2) design cost effective solutions and
(3) deliver those projects.
Make the Impossible Possible through Innovative Ideas.
We achieve this through:
Understanding the customers' needs, situation and stakeholders
Coming up with new, extraordinary but achievable measures
Knowing what we can, and getting support for areas where others are stronger in
Following our core rules that understanding that there is no one-fits all solution, that simplification wins and that we think before we act
Working with the best is crucial to deliver the best results possible. Therefore, we are working together with selected business partners with whom we have been collaborating for many years already.
Deputy Chief Compliance Officer & Chief Financial Crime Officer of AXA Group
Patrick has a unique forward-looking understanding of compliance and financial crime technology needs, and creative ways to approach those needs. His mind is a dynamic network of new ideas - always thinking of new, more effective, more cost-effective solutions!
Dr Philipp Raether
Group Chief Data Protection Officer of Allianz Group
At Allianz, I have worked with Patrick for many years. He has been amazing at finding technical solutions for legal, compliance and data privacy requirements.
Senior Vice President, Legal at Sun Life Financial
I worked with Patrick through the Global CCO Forum, while I was Global CCO at Sun Life and he led the regulatory innovation team at Allianz. Patrick is one of the most creative and innovative people working in this space. He knows and understands the regulatory and practical challenges our businesses face, and brings tremendous creativity and passion in helping find innovative solutions to these challenges.