Ivan Schouker

“International executive, board director and advisor within or for both large and small companies primarily in the financial services sector.

Career includes over the last 15 years 4 chief executive roles at diverse leading global, regional, corporate and family-owned financial institutions as well as start-ups. Prior to management roles, held consulting leadership and advisory responsibilities at blue chip management consulting firm, in a Fortune 100 financial group, and for co-founded partnerships, with on-the-ground extensive experience in Asia Pacific, North America, and Europe.

Proven track record at developing and leading transformational strategies, introducing innovations, and managing multi-cultural teams across a wide spectrum of geographies.

Passionate about transition management involving growth and/or restructuring across jurisdictions and at different stages of a company’s maturity.

Established mid-2015 a Swiss advisory and investment firm, FinArchitects, accompanying growth companies across the spectrum of financial services value chain.

Deeply involved in charitable organisations facing similar opportunities for progressive change.

Specialties include: corporate development & strategy; mergers and acquisitions; partnership negotiation; technology-enabled business models, business development (b2b and b2c), early stage investments, product strategy, operational excellence; efficiency & effectiveness, corporate governance and organizational effectiveness.”