Kate Pohl

Kate Pohl

Kate Pohl started her career at Irving Trust Co./Bank of NY in NYC, responsible for correspondent banking in Northern & Central Europe. She later transferred to Frankfurt to run Transaction Products/Credit (Senior Credit Officer/Geschäftsleiterin). Kate moved on to head up Corporate Payment Services at the Chase Manhattan Bank AG. In 1998, Kate Pohl joined ABN AMRO as Global Transaction Services (GTS) Head for Germany. She was responsible for sales, client delivery and product management (cash and trade). Her role was later expanded to include client services in Eastern Europe. In 2003 Kate moved to Amsterdam to create a Global Implementation Group for cash and complex trade. In 2006 she accepted the role of Global Compliance Head (GTS, IT, and Operations). Kate returned to Frankfurt in 2008 for Citigroup as GTS Head. In 2014 Kate joined ING Bank Germany as Transaction Services Sales Head and in September 2016 accepted the role of Head of Payments’ Innovation for Germany and Austria for Wholesale clients. Since July 2018, Kate Pohl has been working as a Freelance Consultant and Advisor to banks, fintechs and corporations in the areas of financial services & innovation. She is also a facilitator for the Euro Banking Association running the Open Banking and Digital Transformation Forum. Kate continues to work with the Core Leadership Institute as a senior consultant, coaching and helping professionals to find their Leadership Purpose.