Katharina Paust-Bokrezion is an experienced banking and payment professional working in the industry for more than 20 years. She has been with Deutsche Bank since 2004.
In her current role as the Head of Payments Policy in the Political Affairs team she is responsible for establishing and executing the global advocacy strategy of the organisation covering developments in the areas of payments, crypto-assets and central bank digital currencies and engaging with political and regulatory representatives on these matters.
Katharina’s roots are in the capital markets and securities services sector where she was a relationship manager for institutional clients and their portfolio across the European markets. She then became a product manager for post-trade, clearing and custody services which included the expansion of the Deutsche Bank franchise into further regions globally.
Additionally, as a member of the global Diversity & Inclusion team of Deutsche Bank, Katharina contributed to establishing a diverse and inclusive work culture across the organisation including the implementation of the German gender quota law. She continues to be passionately engaged in several employee resource groups and initiatives, including being the “advisory-mother” in the network Fathers@DB.