Stephan joined the BIMA board in 2014 and became Chairman in 2020. He is an experienced Director and Chairman of public and private companies in regulated financial services environments in multiple jurisdictions.
In his career he has been Executive Chairman until the successful IPO in 2014 of UK challenger bank OneSavingsBank Plc, CEO of the UK Asset Protection Agency for HM Treasury, acted as advisor to various European Central Banks in the context of the 2009 financial crisis and served as a Partner and Head of European Financial Services at private equity firm Apax. He started his career at Oliver Wyman where he progressed to the Partner level.
Stephan holds an MA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from Oxford University.