Christian RolandFirst Executive Vice President, Head of Transformation at Siam Commercial Bank
Christian is a First Executive Vice President at Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) since December 2015. In his role as Head of Transformation he is responsible for the digitization of the bank, the set up of an agile organization and the delivery of large-scale projects such as national e-payments, digital platforms and customer journeys, and robotic process automation.
Prior to joining SCB, Christian was a partner at McKinsey&Company’s Bangkok office where he mainly served banks and insurers across Asia on strategy, distribution, customer experience and digital topics. Christian joined McKinsey&Company in 2002 in Germany, and was based in Cologne, Vienna and Singapore before transferring to Bangkok in 2011.
Christian received his doctoral thesis summa cum laude from the European Business School (Germany) on the topic of “Banking Sector Liberalization in India”, and studied business administration at the European Business School (Germany), the Universidad de San Andres (Argentina) and the American Graduate School of International Management “Thunderbird” (USA).