Simone Westerfeld

Simone Westerfeld

Simone Westerfeld

Prof. Dr.
Adjunct Professor
UBS Switzerland AG
Corporate & Institutional Clients International
Europastrasse 1
8152 Opfikon
Main Focuses Relationship Lending, Credit Risk Management, Credit Derivatives
Education
  • Post Doctorate Lecture Qualification ("Habilitation"), University of St. Gallen, April 2010
  • PhD ("Dr. oec.") at University of St. Gallen, October 2004
  • Studies in Business Administration at Stockholm School of Economics and University of St. Gallen, graduation with Master degree ("lic. oec.") in October 2000 
  • Banking Apprenticeship, Deutsche Bank AG, Bielefeld (1994-1996)
Professional Career
  • since Sep 2019: Head Multinationals & Strategic Transactions, Group Managing Director, UBS AG 
  • since April 2015: Associate Professor for Banking at University of St. Gallen 
  • 2018-2019: CEO ad interim, Basler Kantonalbank (BKB) 
  • 2016-2019: Member of the Board of Directors at Risk Solution Network (RSN) AG
  • 2015-2018: Group CFO/Deputy CEO, Member of the Group Executive Board, Basler Kantonalbank (BKB) 
  • 2012-2015: Professor for Banking & Finance at the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, Basel
  • 2006-2012: Assistant Professor for Banking at University of St. Gallen (HSG)
  • 2000-2006: UBS AG (Zurich), Director, Lending Products International
  • 2000: Credit Suisse AG (St. Gallen), Credit Workout
  • 1998: Deutsche Morgan Grenfell Inc. (New York), Loan Syndications
  • 1994-1996: Deutsche Bank AG (Bielefeld), Corporate & Private Clients 
Projects

- Organisation of the bi-annual Conference on Credit Analysis and Risk Management, Basel Workshop on Credit Risk, in Basel

Information at www.fhnw.ch/plattformen/creditrisk 

Affiliations
  • German Finance Association (DGF)
  • Swiss Society for Financial Market Research (SGF)
  • European Finance Association (EFA)
  • Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft (VHB)
  • European Money and Finance Forum (SUERF)  
  • Rotary Club Basel Dreiländereck