Torsten Kleine Buening
Started his banking and finance career in 2002 after becoming Group Project Manager for Volksbanken Group in Austria, covering Austria and Central Eastern Europe. In 2006 – 2013, Torsten shaped the development of Samba Financial Group in Saudi Arabia and headed Capital & Portfolio Risk for Emirates NBD in Dubai, UAE.
In 2013, Torsten moved to Asia, becoming Head of Governance for Enterprise-Wide Risk Management for Standard Chartered (Singapore). In 2017 – 2019, he served as Chief Risk Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for Tenger Financial Group (Mongolia) covering Banking, Leasing and Insurance.
Concurrently, in 2019 – 2020, he contributed as Chief Risk Officer to the operations of Deem Finance, supporting an ambitious digital agenda.
In 2020, Torsten joined ABA as Chief Risk Officer.
Torsten holds a degree as Diplom Wirtschafts-Informatiker / Master of Science on Information Systems of Westfaelische Wilhelms-Universitaet Muenster (Germany).