Dr. Iris Liliana Bleck, Director, is responsible for Risk Management and Operations at Silicon Valley Bank's Germany Branch.
Iris is a qualified German lawyer and holds a doctorate in banking law as well as a master in business administration.
She started her career as a lawyer with Clifford Chance’s Frankfurt office, where she advised financial institutions on regulatory matters like license applications, asset and share purchase agreements, netting opinions as well as debt and equity capital market transactions.
Thereafter, Iris joined the Boston Consulting Group in Frankfurt/London and consulted several European banks on strategic and regulatory matters like set-up of a regulatory adherence framework, management of regulatory change budgets, Basel III implementation, foreign branches and cash management pricing strategies.
Subsequently, she moved on to Deutsche Bank’s strategy department (AfK) and worked on several projects including implementation of a regulatory adherence framework, global change execution tracking standards and retail operations streamlining. She acted as the secretary to the Regulatory Management Board Committee and implemented one of the Top 10 change projects for Deutsche Bank as responsible project lead.