Carsten is the Deputy Group Chief Security Officer and runs the Office of the CSO. In addition he is the regional Lead for Technology, Data and Innovation (TDI) for Germany.
For the majority of 2020, Carsten served as the Interim Chief Security Officer for Deutsche Bank.
Carsten became Head of Information Security Operations for Deutsche Bank’s Chief Security Office (CSO) in November 2017. Between January and June 2019 he was also Interim Head of Information Security Chief Technology Office.
Carsten joined Deutsche Bank after university in 1998 and has worked in different IT roles supporting the Corporate Center and Group Finance through 2004. Carsten later continued to hold several COO related roles through to 2011.
From 2011 through to 2013 Carsten was Head of Risk and Control for Global Technology, and as such was responsible for all aspects of IT Risk Management and Operational Risk Management for Global Technology, including information security risk.
Carsten became the COO and Head of Strategy & Governance in the newly formed Chief Information Security Office (CISO) in late 2013 and performed this function until February 2016. In this role, he was responsible for the Chief Administration Office Function, Governance, Strategy and Central Services (including Security Training and Awareness).
Between 2016 and 2017 Carsten was Regional Head of Information & Resilience Risk Management (IRRM) for Continental Europe and Global Head of Information Security Risk (ISR) in the Chief Risk Office.
Carsten is a member of the board of directors for Cyber Defence Alliance (CDA) and a member of the International Banking Security Association (IBSA) representing Deutsche Bank.
Carsten did an apprenticeship with Deutsche Bank and holds a degree in economic mathematics from the Technical University in Kaiserslautern.