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Frank Strauss

Non-Executive Director

Frank Strauss has specialised in fintech and start-up investments through Venture Capital and Private Equity since 2019. He’s a member of several boards in Europe and the US, including being the Chairman of European Bank for Financial Services, Chairman of Precis Capital Partners and Zeal Network AG.

Before this, he was a Member of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank AG for three years. As global CEO of the Private & Commercial Banking division, he was responsible for €900bn, 24 million private and corporate clients, 45,000 employees and the digital agenda.

He has significant international management experience in Europe, the Americas and Asia and he has held a variety of senior management positions outside of Germany including CEO of the Private & Commercial Banking division in Asia.

From 2011 to 2017 Frank was CEO of Deutsche Postbank AG. During this period, he transformed the business into the leading Private and Corporate Client Bank in Germany leveraging the advantages of digitalization.

Furthermore, he has significant M&A and investment experience across a variety of deal structures, for example acquisition of minority stakes, merger of banks and sale of business. Over the years he has sponsored several investments in FinTech and Near banking ventures.

Before joining Deutsche Bank, Frank was a professional ice hockey player. He is married and has two children.