Julia Symon has extensive working experience in the banking industry. Her expertise banks’ internal controls, risk management, in particular credit risk and lending processes, capital adequacy assessment; governance, regulatory compliance, as well as custody and asset manager services.
Before joining Finance Watch, Julia worked as an internal audit manager for two international banks – Commerzbank in Frankfurt and State Street Bank in Munich. Throughout her audit career, Julia worked on a large variety of topics, based on which she has a solid knowledge of financial regulation, banks´ organization and processes, understanding of current developments and challenges of the banking industry and financial markets.
Julia holds a master’s degree in international economic relations with majors in financial management and international trade from the University of Konstanz, Germany, as well as the certified financial risk manager (FRM) qualification.