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Leading Digital Transformation @ Berenberg | Chris Sassons

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Chris has over 14 years’ experience within the Banking and Financial Services sector, working in key roles at Berenberg Bank and Fitch Ratings. As Head of Digital Transformation at Berenberg, Chris operates across the full product lifecycle, establishing agile and continuous improvement environments and leads onshore and offshore development teams to achieve on-time delivery of projects.

Established in 1590, Berenberg is one of the oldest banks in the world, with its Head Office in Hamburg, Germany, and with a strong presence in the financial centres of London, Frankfurt and New York, it is one of Europe’s leading privately-owned banks. 1,600 employees carry the Bank’s long tradition of success into the future. Through its business divisions of Investmentbank and Corporate Banking, Wealth and Asset Management, Berenberg is able to offer a broad range of services into corporations, investment institutions and private individuals.

Berenberg has a strong reputation based on first-class performance, and although the company has a long history it remains entrepreneurial in its approach. A combination of the meritocratic culture and flat hierarchy enables talent to flourish and progress at Berenberg.