CV and skills

Focus Peter Wiedl

  • Innovative, skilled navigator for your business
  • Trustworthy coach for your management activities
  • I listen carefully to your thoughts and ideas
  • With my skills, I recognise weaknesses and strengths intuitively. My experience saves you time and money


SKU Swiss Courses for Business Management
Federal Diploma Banking
Federal Diploma Business

Core skills

Client and solution-oriented approach
Financial industry and products
Holistic management
Project management (senior) and process optimisation
HR management and development
Integrity, constructive approach, willingness to learn every day
Risk management, compliance, US customers


German: mother tongue
English: fluent written and spoken
French: fluent written and spoken
Italian: basic

Training and courses

Development of skills, strategy and psychology
(Advanced Management Program, 2013/14, University of St. Gallen, HBM School of Entrepreneurs)

Executive development
(Measuring & Creating Value, 2003, London Business School)

Executive development
(Global & International Management, 1998, London Business School)

Executive development
(1995, SKU)

Foreign assignments (less than six months)

New York


Project and risk management:

2018 Project manager for an international bank during the renewal of risk management processes, evaluation of new software, review of control framework, roll-out and implementation.

2017 Representative and implementation partner for a well-known Swiss risk management standard software.

2014 Support for a large Swiss bank in its annual risk assessment with an independent expert view.

2009 – 2012 Renewal of global risk controls, processes and assessments in accordance with FINMA requirements for a large Swiss bank. Operational risk manager and executive director.

2006 – 2009 Worldwide introduction of simpler credit approval processes and a newly developed application with improved customer satisfaction.

2004 – 2006 Qualitative improvement of the monitoring processes of the 40 largest credit positions worldwide with complex products such as derivatives, structured products, etc. Leadership of the team.

2003 – 2004 Head of an important sub-project (credit/deposit monitoring, haircuts, Lombard credit processes) in the establishment of a bank for US clients in Zurich.

1992 – 1997 Establishment and management of the first operations centre for a large bank as a pilot operation with 120 employees. Cost reduction of 30% with simultaneous optimisation of quality.

1977 – 1987 Leading 1-2 leadership seminars per year in the Management Training Center of a major bank, alongside my main role as a leader.

Human Resources:

2006 – 2008 Formation and management of an innovation team at a large bank (eight to 12 high potentials) with the aim of generating ideas for the future – 27 new ideas on the first day alone.

2000 Leadership of a project team to ensure the retention and staggered placement of 370 highly qualified IT staff affected by rationalisation.

1992 – 1997 Motivation of 120 employees in 27 branches to move to the new operations centre of a large bank, ensuring more efficient production.

1977 – 1987 Management of one to two leadership seminars per year at the management training centre of a large bank, in addition to my main tasks as a manager.

Logistics and operations:

1998 – 2000 Merger of the functions of telephone exchange, customer reception and limousine service of a major bank as a result of a merger. Introduction of new, effective processes.

Corporate governance

2012 Foundation of WAYPOINT GmbH, Bottighofen, a management consultancy for sustainable company development.

1990 – 2000 Chairman and managing director of Zurbuchen AG, in addition to full-time activity at a large bank. Leadership after my father’s death.