Berby van Gool

Berby is an independent advisor based in Frankfurt am Main and joined the Compendor team in 2018. She has over 9 years of international working experience in the field of IT within the largest German investment bank and other global financial institutions. Berby has been working on several assignments such as the program management of regulatory- and cost saving projects and she successfully managed outsourcing initiatives as an interface between Finance and IT. Her specialty is the calculation of complex strategic business cases and the implementation of these strategies within the organization.

Others describe her working style as structured, hands-on and highly team oriented. She is delivery focused without forgetting the human aspects of the work. Berby holds a Master’s degree in Business Economics from Tilburg University, the Netherlands. Additional qualifications include a Bachelor degree in International Business and Languages from Hogeschool Zeeland, the Netherlands.

notable Career & Qualifications

  • Responsibility for the calculation of complex business cases as part of the strategic Operational Excellence program of a significant global Private and Investment Bank resulting in reduced IT costs and an optimized ROI ratio
  • Within a global IT transformation initiative responsible for the analysis of the reimbursement process (TPC spending and reimbursements) for third party contract vendors in order to introduce and implement process improvements and efficiency gains
  • Responsible for the business implementation of project management processes and a new project management tool CA Clarity PPM into an IT infrastructure division for a key player in the financial sector
  • Definition and implementation of various optimized processes: software packaging process, purchase order process and SAP booking process for a global financial institution by writing manuals and instructing stakeholders how to use the tools  
  • Excellent command in spoken and written Dutch, German and English

Profile summary

  • Profound expertise in the fields of IT infrastructure, application management and outsourcing management within the financial services sector demonstrated as an independent financial advisor.
  • Proven track record of managing several project portfolios such as regulatory and cost saving projects
  • Experience in business implementation projects and activities such as writing user manuals and process handbooks at several global banks   
  • Highly team-oriented working approach and strong hands-on mentality