Hans Ulrich Bacher

Director, Risk Consulting, Financial Services

KPMG Switzerland

Hans Ulrich Bacher is a Director at KPMG Financial Services and focuses on Risk Management and Regulatory Consulting for Swiss banks.

He supports domestic-oriented banks in the areas of risk governance, internal control system (ICS), operational risks and resilience, business continuity management and contingency planning (incl. recovery and resolution planning), ALM, liquidity risk management, market risks as well as settlement and credit risks.

Hans Ulrich Bacher has over 13 years of leadership and consulting experience in the financial industry and a strong background in risk management, treasury, finance, payment services, compliance and operations. 

Prior to joining KPMG in 2022, Hans Ulrich was a long-standing member of the Executive Board of a medium-sized Swiss bank, first as Chief Risk Officer, then as CFO/COO and Deputy Chairman. In addition, he served as a member of the Board of Directors of a prepaid card provider, where he initiated and chaired the Audit and Risk Committee. He also served as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of a Pillar II pension foundation. 

Hans Ulrich disposes of a broad network and an extensive experience in exchanges with Swiss regulators and was, among others, a member of the National Working Group, which helped shape regulatory requirements in the areas of liquidity and interest rate risks.

From 2009 to 2014, Hans Ulrich worked as a senior treasury specialist in the areas of liquidity risk management, ALM and funds transfer pricing at a large, internationally active bank.

  1. Education and Qualifications
    PhD in Economics, University of Lausanne, MSc. Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, CAS Board of Directors, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts