Florian has over 20 years of experience advising financial services senior executives and decision-makers on strategic changes and achieving tangible results.
Florian is a Partner based in our Munich office. He is a member of the global Financial Services Core Management Team and Head of Financial Services Central Europe.
Florian is a topic expert in retail, private and SME banking on:
- Growth programs
- Restructuring efforts
- Omnichannel banking, including sales steering models and organizational set-up
- Platform/open banking
- Customer-driven E2E digitalization
Florian started his career with McKinsey & Company in 2000, supporting leaders of financial institutions mainly in Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and the UK. He moved in 2007 to UniCredit Group to build it up from scratch and lead its in-house consulting unit (approximately 75 full-time equivalents), supporting the Group across Europe in highly demanding growth, restructuring and change projects. In 2016 he joined zeb consulting, a leading European consulting boutique focused on financial services. There he built his client franchise, advising senior leaders of international/ European universal banks, German private banks, financial services infrastructure providers, and PE firms investing into FS.
Florian is a lawyer by training, having studied at the Universities of Munich and Oxford. He holds a PhD in Company Law from the University of Munich.
Florian is married to Romana, and they have two daughters, Charlotte, age 15, and Philippa, age 13. They live in Munich. In his free time, Florian enjoys sports with his family (golf, sailing, skiing, hiking). Moreover, Florian is a passionate cook, having performed a stage with a three-star Michelin chef.