Joachim is Frankfurt School’s most senior international advisor and a recognized expert in Treasury and Risk Management for banking and microfinance. He serves as lead consultant and trainer at the Frankfurt School Competence Center in Risk Management and regularly manages complex implementation assignments in Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa.
Joachim maintains a large portfolio of risk management and strategy advisory mandates including recent and ongoing interventions at: Hypo Alpe Adria Bank – Austria, HKL - Cambodia, Al Amana - Morocco, ENDA - Tunisia, XacBank - Mongolia, KazMicroFinance - Kazakhstan, Anelik Bank - Armenia, Rabitabank - Azerbaijan and many more. As a trained econometrician and software developer, Joachim has a knack for financial modeling and crunching large amounts of data. The scoring and rating models he builds actually work!
From 1990 to 1995, Joachim worked in the International Banking Division of Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt. In 1995 he accepted an international faculty appointment at Oregon State University in Corvallis. From 1999 to 2004, he worked with Deutsche Börse Systems, the IT division of the German stock exchange and international derivatives markets operator. From 2001 to 2004, he served as Vice President and managing director of the Deutsche Börse US subsidiary in Chicago, where he was responsible for operating the electronic futures and options trading platform for the Chicago Board of Trade and managed a professional staff of 31.
Joachim holds a German MBA (Diplomkaufmann), a doctorate in economics and is also a US Certified Management Accountant. Joachim is fluent in English, French, German and Russian.