Hendrik has an extensive professional career, with over 20 years of experience in Financial Services in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), Western Europe and the Middle East as a Banker and Partner at PwC and Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, where he was responsible for Financial Services Consulting in CEE. During the first five years of his career he worked at several leading CEE Banks, including senior manager roles in the retail banking business division at Raiffeisenbank International and Unicredit/Bank Austria. Hendrik’s professional experience is diverse, as he has held roles and achieved successes in areas related to corporate strategy, new business model development, transformation/PMI and implementation, as well as in corporate governance and process optimisation. Hendrik is of Dutch nationality and holds a degree in Business Administration from Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, part of a distinguished academic career during which he studied in France, Denmark and the Netherlands.