Tariq is Head of Transaction Banking Strategy & Market Development at DZ BANK, central bank of the co-operative banking sector in Germany. The primary focus of his responsibility is the ‘strategy development’ of DZ BANK’s transaction banking including payment services, card services, securities transaction services – always from a P/L perspective. Tariq joined DZ BANK in 2013 as Head of Strategy & Initiatives in the Group Strategy and Controlling division . After his academic education in economics he worked for Deutsche Bank, last as Vice President for Global Performance Management in the Private & Business Clients Division.