Michael Van Ommeren



25 years international financial experience in banking and consulting, across Asia and Europe. Principle roles focused as a Bank Chief Financial & Operating Officer and Consultant with detailed experience in Programme Management, Operational Risk Management, Process Improvement & Digitalisation.

Relevant Work Experience


  • Operational Excellence & Digitalisation of processes, rebuilding organisations.
  • Acquisition & de-merger experience in financial services.
  • Business development and new business set up.
  • Financial acumen, budgeting and reporting.
  • Cybercrime and information security expertise.
  • Facilities, procurement & outsourcing.


  • Director for several legal entities in Hong Kong.
  • Vice chairman of a Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.
  • Operational Risk Management & Member of Asset & Liability Committee.


  • Leadership including roles as Chief Operating Officer and interim Chief Executive Officer for a bank in Asia.
  • Accessible and actively asking for opinions. Inclusive and personal approach. Team builder and seeking collaboration.
  • Analytical and focused on good corporate governance. Independent judgement to do the right thing. Empathic, data & fact focussed. Strategic thinker.
  • I believe in the personal growth of individuals and have supported them in achieving their goals.
  • MSc Economics
  • Corporate Treasury
  • IMD Leadership Program
  • FT Non-Executive Director Diploma