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 in 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.
As an entrepreneur with companies in both the EU and North America he passionately supports those poised to revolutionize regulatory compliance. He’s also actively engaging with startups and corporates in Africa.