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Hannu Eskola

Senior Managing Consultant

”Through his extensive and wide-range experience, Hannu is able to combine a ’helicopter view’ with the most important details in an efficient manner to support both management desicions and efficient implementation.”

Special skills

  • Gathering and analysing business requirements for complex and large-scale projects and transforming those to high quality scope definition documentation for different types of stakeholders (desicion makers, compliance, implementation teams)

  • Impact assessment for regulatory changes and changes in business operation models

  • Exceptional Business domain expertise in Safekeeping and Settlement processes, systems and standards in the Nordic Markets

Strengths

  • In-depth knowledge of Financial Sector business processes, standards and regulatory framework

  • Ability to process extensive and complex issues in a structured manner to provide top-quality data for decision making and resolution

  • Ability to identify best practices based on experience from operating with a multitude of Banks, Asset Managers and Financial Sector service providers

  • Deep understanding and experience of execution and scope management in large scale change programs

Relevant experience

  • 20 years of experience in design and implementation of solutions for Financial Sector companies on the Nordic Market

  • Extensive participation and in-depth knowledge from projects driven by changes in Financial sector regulation or Market practise (MiFID, MiFID II, CSDR, GDPR, T2S)

  • Experience of multiple business transformation projects within Financial Sector companies (e.g. new services launch, outsourcing of operations, ramp-down of services / business units, centralisation of overlapping subsidiary business units)

  • Proven track record in delivering 10+ successful core systems change projects for the Financial sector

Education

  • MSc studies 1996-2001, Department of Industrial engineering, Helsinki University of Technology