Dr. Christoph Banik


Angestellt, Head Billing Switzerland & Eastern Europe -Energy Trading Operations Controlling, Axpo Solutions AG

Baden, Switzerland


Analytical thinking
Recovery & Resolution Plan / Too Big to Fail regul
Stakeholder management
Energy Trading
Microsoft Office (incl. VBA and SQL): Access Exce
Microsoft Project Jira EViews Adobe Acrobat Wi
Mezzanine Finance
Regulatory audit
Corporate Venture Capital
Strong communication skills
Problem solver
Can-do attitude
Process Optimization
Academic research
Risk Weighted Assets / RWA
Basel III
Networked thinking
Project management
Attitude to learn new things
Senior citizen
Energy trading


Professional experience for Christoph Banik

  • Current 3 years and 10 months, since Nov 2018

    Head Billing Switzerland & Eastern Europe -Energy Trading Operations Controlling

    Axpo Solutions AG

    - Strategic and operational management of the "Billing Switzerland and Eastern Europe" team with the aim of reducing operational risks and continuously increasing efficiency within Axpo Solutions. - Development of concepts and planning for the implementation of strategic decisions. - Meeting KPI objectives. - Responsible for correct and in time invoicing. - Leading an international team located in Baden, India and Bulgaria: Personal and professional management of subordinated operations controller.

  • 3 years and 10 months, Jan 2015 - Oct 2018

    Regulatory Recovery and Resolution Office

    Credit Suisse Services AG

    Senior Business Project Manager - Assistant Vice President: o Coordinating and monitoring the Global Recovery and Resolution Plan update project o Reviewing the Global RRP update process and making proposals for improvement going forward o Ensuring a timely response to queries raised by internal parties o Leader of a small team

  • 11 months, Feb 2014 - Dec 2014

    Capital Allocation, Divisional Finance Private Banking & Wealth Management

    Credit Suisse AG

    Senior Controller - Assistant Vice President: Risk Weighted Assets, Balance Sheet and Leverage Ratio Exposure: o Production of monthly divisional forecasts o Production of the quarterly CARMC presentation o New operational risk RWA allocation model (developed from scratch)

  • 2 years, Feb 2012 - Jan 2014

    Senior Consultant, Financial Services Advisory – Risk Management

    EY (Ernst & Young AG)

    Senior Consultant, Financial Services Advisory – Risk Management: o Regulatory audit (Swiss Capital Adequacy Ordinance, Capital Planning, Risk Governance) o Recovery and Resolution Planning (Too Big to Fail) o EY internal expert for Swiss Capital Adequacy Ordinance and Capital Planning

  • 6 years and 8 months, Mar 2007 - Oct 2013

    Examiner of the Swiss Certified Public Accountant (Corporate Finance)

    Schweizerische Akademie für Wirtschaftsprüfung

  • 4 years and 11 months, Mar 2007 - Jan 2012

    Research assistant and PhD student

    Institute for Financial Services Zug (IFZ)

    Scientific research fellow for bank management and corporate finance: o Research project manager for (Corporate) Venture Capital in Switzerland o Lecturer in bank management, corporate finance and private equity o Seminar leader on hybrid and mezzanine finance o Lead examiner for the Swiss Certified Public Accountant

  • 8 years and 1 month, Apr 2001 - Apr 2009

    Business Development Corporate Banking, Workforce Analytics and Reporting

    Credit Suisse AG

    Analyst: o Evaluation of the capital allocation models of Credit Suisse shareholders’ equity o Analysis of the covered bond markets in Western Europe Part-time employment during education o Developer, programmer and supporter of several Microsoft Access databases and their implementation in the database environment: staff turnover control as a database for controlling activities o Statistical analysis of central figures; internal publication of the turnover controlling and changes over time

  • 11 months, Oct 2005 - Aug 2006


    University of Basel, Department Business Information Systems

    Tutor for “Business Informatics” 1 and 2 (incl. Microsoft Excel and Access with VBA and SQL)

  • 1 year and 5 months, Aug 2003 - Dec 2004

    Junior Research Assistant

    University of Basel, Department of Statistic & Econometrics

    Revision and development of the Microsoft Excel application ESPE (European Society for Population Econometrics)

Educational background for Christoph Banik

  • 1 year and 5 months, Jul 2020 - Nov 2021

    Energy Risk Professional

    GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals)

  • 3 months, Sep 2019 - Nov 2019

    Digital Industry

    Hochschule für Technik der Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz

    - Digital business models, Canvas - Process mining - Cyber physical systems - Decentralised computing (Internet of Things, cloud computing) - Big data - Legal developments in the context of industrial revolution 4.0 - Minimum viable products: Aigle methods and design thinking

  • 1 year and 4 months, Apr 2010 - Jul 2011

    Corporate Venture Capital

    University of Rostock

    Eine empirische Untersuchung zur Abgrenzung gegenüber Venture Capital basierend auf dem Umsatz- und Beschäftigungswachstum und anhand von Realoptionen von Schweizer Jungunternehmen. More information is available at http://www.verlagdrkovac.de/978-3-8300-6106-9.htm

  • 4 years and 11 months, Oct 2001 - Aug 2006

    Finance, Controlling, Banking

    WWZ of University of Basel

    Corporate Finance Econometrics


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • French



Venture Capital
Corporate Venture Capital
Internal Audit
Regulatory audit
Financial Controlling
Stakeholder Management
Recovery & Resolution Plan


Persian carpets
Inline skating

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