Jürgen Scharfenorth (57) has been working for CACEIS Bank S.A., Germany Branch as its Senior Sales Manager for Asset Owners & Institutional Clients since February 2018. He is also a member of the board of Pensions-Akademie e.V., a platform for occupational pension schemes headquartered in Frankfurt.
From January 2015 until he joined CACEIS Bank, he was Managing Director of JS Financial Service & Consulting. Before becoming independent, he had gained 30 years experience in the financial services sector. Most recently, he was engaged as the Managing Director – Head of Relationship Management Germany & CEE with the Bank of New York Mellon. Until 2011 he was in a leading position as Managing Director of Société Générale Securities Services. He previously supported the IGEFI as its Managing Director and was engaged as the Director of Fund Administration at Union Investment until 2004.
He is a qualified banker and state-certified business administrator specializing in finance.
His current focus areas are occupational pension schemes and sustainability – ESG. In this context, he supervises, among other things, the ratings process of CACEIS Bank in Germany, as well as the introduction of ESG reporting for the Group in the local market.
"For me, both topics – pensions and sustainability – represent a social, political and (not least) financial challenge for the future. We have a duty to contribute our share!"