Dr. Parwis Tikrani


Angestellt, Head COO Strategy & Cross-divisional Programs/ Chief of Staff to the Group COO, Credit Suisse

Abschluss: AMP, Harvard Business School (HBS)

London, New York, Zürich, Switzerland


Erfahrung im Corporate & Business Development
Erfahrung in der Entwicklung und Umsetzung von Unternehmensstrategien
Strategic & Financial Planning
Erfahrung in der Leitung komplexer Transformationsprogramme und Projekte
Erfahrung im Aufbau und in der Führung internationaler Teams
Erfahrung im Strategic Pricing von Finanzinstituten
Erfahrung in der Umsetzung von Restrukturierungsprojekten
Capital/ Resource Allocation
Erfahrung in der Umsetzung von Post Merger Projekten
Erfahrung in der Definition und Implementierung von Strategien zur Neuausrichtung des grenzüberschreitenden Geschäftes (C
Netzwerk in der Finanzindustrie und im Private Banking sowie im Asset Managent
Inspiration und Spass an neuen Herausforderungen und komplexen Themen
Performance Management


Professional experience for Parwis Tikrani

  • Current 4 years and 11 months, since Aug 2017

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

    Credit Suisse

    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 9 years and 5 months, 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 LLP Advokatfirma

    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

    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'


    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

    Bain & Company

    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

  • 4 months, May 1998 - Aug 1998

    Summer Analyst - COO/ Head of Federation

    Goldman Sachs International

  • 3 months, Jun 1997 - Aug 1997

    Summer Associate - Asset Management

    J.P. Morgan Asset Management
  • 4 months, May 1996 - Aug 1996

    Supply Chain Assistant/ Intern

    Dow Europe GmbH
  • 3 months, Jun 1995 - Aug 1995

    Supply Chain & Logistik Praktikant

    thyssenkrupp AG

Educational background for Parwis Tikrani

  • 2013 - 2013

    Advanced Management Program

    Harvard Business School (HBS)

    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, Corporate Governance, Organisational Behavior

    Harvard University

    International Corporate Governance, Organization & Management Behavior, Corporate Strategy

  • 4 months, Jun 1998 - Sep 1998

    Business Administration, Corporate Finance, Managerial Accounting

    University of California at Berkeley

    Corporate Finance, Strategic Marketing

  • 7 years and 9 months, Oct 1993 - Jun 2001

    Wirtschaftsingenieruwesen, Dr.-Ing.

    Technische Universität Berlin

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

  • 1991 - 1992


    Hamburger Sparkasse

  • 1985 - 1990

    Allgemeine Hochschulreife (Abitur)

    Jenisch Gymnasium/ Hermanneum Hamburg

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


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • Spanish



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