Dr. Parwis Tikrani

Dr. Parwis Tikrani

Employee, Head COO Strategy & Cross-divisional Programs/ Chief of Staff to the Group COO, CREDIT SUISSE

London, New York, Zürich, Switzerland



Professional experience for Parwis Tikrani

  • Current , since Aug 2017

    Head COO Strategy & Cross-divisional Programs/ Chief of Staff to the Group COO


    Drive the COO strategy and support the COO in executing his mandate • Reassess the COO setup and drive strategic initiatives to shape the long-term direction of the COO function • Drive the leadership team to efficient decision-making • Proactively 
identify issues across the organization and recommend solutions • Manage the day to day activities of the COO and work closely with the business units, core functions and teams to
provide a consistent strategic narrative across initiatives

  • Current , since Feb 2013

    Chairman of the Advisory Board

    Konstruktiv PR-Beratungsgesellschaft mbH

    Senior Advisor to the Managing Direcor and Partners of Konstruktiv PR. Konstruktiv PR is a full-service public relations and strategy consulting firm focussing on communication strategy, media, marketing, event and moving image. Konstruktiv PR serves big, medium-sized and small businesses, as well as exposed personalities, such as top managers, entrepreneurs, and artists.

  • Current

    Member of the Board

    Carsted Rosenberg Advokatfirma GmbH

    Senior Advisor to the Partners of Carsted Rosenberg. Carsted Rosenberg is an international law firm based in Frankfurt and Copenhagen that specialises in cross-border banking & finance, capital markets, mergers & acquisitions and corporate and commercial matters. The firm provides high-end legal counsel services in connection with large-scale cross-border transactions.

  • 2 years and 5 months, Jun 2015 - Oct 2017

    Head "Group Performance Management & Capital Allocation" - CFO

    Credit Suisse

    Provide insight and analysis of divisional performance, identification of trends and risks/ opportunities, and enable resource optimization by supporting and driving the capital allocation decision making across Credit Suisse globally

  • 1 year, Jan 2015 - Dec 2015

    Member of the Advisory Board

    "THE O"

    Senior Advisor to the Managing Directors and Founders of "THE O". "THE O" provides solutions with smart wearables and a mobile app using contextual information. It is a virtual personal assistant, a smart accessory that helps to forget less, lose less and worry less.

  • 4 years and 7 months, Nov 2010 - May 2015

    Head 'Strategy & Projects/ Global Strategic Pricing'

    Credit Suisse AG

    Managing three international teams on VP and AVP level to define and execute global strategic pricing initiatives for Credit Suisse’ Private Banking, Retail and Corporate & Institutional Business

  • 3 years and 10 months, Jan 2007 - Oct 2010

    Chief of Staff/ COO, Head Project Management & Head 'Global Business Practices'

    UBS AG

    Head of 'Project Management Office' and acting as Chief of Staff/ COO to define and execute the new cross-border strategy for UBS

  • 3 years and 10 months, Mar 2003 - Dec 2006

    Project Manager/ Engagement Manager

    International Management Consulting Firm

    Led major strategy, restructuring and post-merger integration projects to help my clients be more profitable, more efficient, and well positioned for growth

  • 2 years and 5 months, Oct 2000 - Feb 2003

    Senior Consultant

    Consulting Partner Group

    Led strategic projects in the telecommunication and retail industry to develop market entry strategies and increase efficiency

Educational background for Parwis Tikrani

  • 2013 - 2013

    Advanced Management Program

    Harvard Business School

    Global Leadership, Corporate Strategy, Corporate Finance, Strategic Negotiations, Managerial Accounting, Marketing, Operations, Economics

  • 2003 - 2003

    Laboratorio de Idiomas at the Facultad de Filosofía y Letras

    Universidad de Buenos Aires

    Spanisch, Philosophie

  • 1 year and 5 months, Jan 1999 - May 2000

    Business Administration

    Harvard University

    International Corporate Governance, Organization & Management Behavior, Corporate Strategy

  • 4 months, Jun 1998 - Sep 1998

    Business Administration

    University of California at Berkeley

    Corporate Finance, Strategic Marketing

  • 6 years and 9 months, Oct 1993 - Jun 2000


    Technische Universität Berlin

    Logistik & Supply Chain Management, Corporate Strategy, International Corporate Finance

  • 1991 - 1992

    Hamburger Sparkasse

  • 1985 - 1990

    Jenisch Gymnasium/ Hermanneum Hamburg

    Mathematik, Phyisk, Englisch, Deutsch, Latein, Politik & Wirtschaft



  • German

    First language

  • English


  • Spanish


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