Markus Zeitzen

Selbstständig, Simplifying Banking - Looking for the next challenge!, Zeitzen Consulting

Hornbæk, Denmark


Banking Operations
Leadership in fast-paced environment
Process Optimisation and Structuring
Programme Management
Change Management
Investment banking experience
HR to drive performance
Culture as driver or hurdle to performance
Business Network in Denmark & Germany
Private Equity
International Capital Markets Transactions
Private Public Partnerships PPP
Government Relationships


Professional experience for Markus Zeitzen

  • Current 6 years and 11 months, since May 2017

    Simplifying Banking - Looking for the next challenge!

    Zeitzen Consulting

  • 6 months, Dec 2016 - May 2017

    Management Consultant

    Quorum Consulting, Copenhagen

    Developing approach to financial services sector, focussing specifically on PSD2, Open Banking, GDPR, Blockchain and FinTech "threat" in general.

  • 1 year and 9 months, Sep 2014 - May 2016

    Group Lead on Simplifications

    Danske Bank

    Turning Market Complexity into Customer Simplicity Lead für Simplification efforts der gesamten Gruppe Projekte in Zusammenarbeit mit CEO, CEO und der gesamten Breite der internen Bankfunktionen und der Geschäftsbereiche Analyse und Lösungsentwicklung zur SOP Simplification Analyse und Lösungsentwicklung zur Bereinigung des Produktportfolios Programme und Ansätze dem Vorstand präsentiert und von diesem zur Implementierung abgezeichnet

  • 2 years and 1 month, May 2014 - May 2016

    Head of Process Improvements / Corporates & Institutions

    Danske Bank

    Moving tasks systematically from "custom delivery to STP" Interne Beratung / Team Lead für continuous improvement im investment banking und transaction banking. Stream lining Front & Back Office Prozesse im Bereich Cash Management, Corporate Loans, Custody Review der verschiedenen Middle Offices

  • 2 years and 1 month, May 2014 - May 2016

    Member of Management Team - Lean Programme

    Danske Bank

  • 7 years and 5 months, May 2008 - Sep 2015


    Zeitzen Consulting

    Consulting with a focus on strategy, reputation & political positioning - Regional focus on Germany, Denmark, UK, with political positioning specialising in businesses entering regulated markets in Germany.

  • 1 year and 3 months, Dec 2012 - Feb 2014

    Country Manager Germany

    People & Performance A/S

    People & Performance work on a global basis with leading international companies on issues and programmes to improve business results via effective leadership, sales, business development, and recruiting

  • 1 year and 7 months, Mar 2011 - Sep 2012

    Director - Germany & Switzerland

    Reputation Institute

  • 7 months, Feb 2009 - Aug 2009

    Head of New Finance Markets

    Bertelsmann Arvato - BFS finance

    Developing services to the finance industry and financial services to non-finance compabies.

  • 2 years and 8 months, Dec 2005 - Jul 2008

    Director Germany

    Falck A/S

  • 3 years and 6 months, Apr 2000 - Sep 2003



    Structuring, marketing and relationship building in equity capital marktes products Focus Germany Healthcare Europe Green Tech Europe

  • 2 years, May 1998 - Apr 2000



    Structuring, marketing and relationship building in equity capital marktes products Focus Germany

  • 3 years and 8 months, Oct 1994 - May 1998

    Senior Executive

    Deutsche Bank

Educational background for Markus Zeitzen

  • 1 year and 2 months, Aug 2004 - Sep 2005


    University of Cambridge / Judge Business School

  • 1992 - 1993

    Management Studies

    University of Cambridge / Judge Business School

    Change Processes in Business Strategy and the Philosophy of Science

  • 1988 - 1993

    Business Economics

    RWTH Aachen


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • Danish



Karate (Shotokan) - training for 1. Dan / Black Belt

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