He brings more than 20 years of experience in banking and consulting with banks and asset managers across Europe, the Middle East and other parts of Asia. Mr. Heideloff specializes in both market- and regulatory-driven strategy definition and implementation, digitalization and performance improvement initiatives (i.e. end-to-end process redesign, core banking system change, headcount reduction and G&A cost reduction) as well as change management programs.
Previously, he served in a management board role at one of the largest conglomerates in the Middle East, where he was responsible for creating several new businesses and entering international markets across divisions. Mr. Heideloff has also served as the Head of Corporate Development and Equity Assets for one of the German Landesbanks, leading capital raises, preparing the bank for a planned IPO and drafting their EU restructuring plan after the start of the global financial crisis including negotiating a guarantee scheme.
At A&M he has focused on banks, asset managers and private equity transactions involving financial services targets. He has worked on regulatory aspects and bank planning, blueprinting a post-merger integration (PMI) and digitization of banking business models for his clients in the last two years.
Mr. Heideloff provided the operational due diligence on the acquisition of a Germany based company combining asset management and asset management services for third parties.
He ran an outside-in cost reduction assessment of a global top 25 asset manager for a private equity investor.
Mr. Heideloff, also co-led several projects on banking digitization strategy and wave-1 implementation and published two thought pieces on banking digitization.
Before A&M, Mr. Heideloff was a Senior Partner with Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, working with banks and asset managers across Europe and the Middle East. Earlier in his career, he worked at Bain & Company in Europe and Asia across different industries.
Mr. Heideloff earned a master’s degree in management with a focus on organization, strategy and finance from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland and a master’s degree in international management from the Community of European Management Schools (CEMS). He holds a PhD in business from the Technical University Chemnitz.