Carsten is currently serving as the Interim Group Chief Security Officer for Deutsche bank as of June 2020.
Carsten Fischer became Head of Information Security Operations for Deutsche Bank’s Chief Security Office (CSO) in November 2017. Between January and June 2019 he was also Interim Head of Information Security Chief Technology Office.
Carsten joined Deutsche Bank after university in 1998 and had been working in different IT roles supporting the Corporate Center and Group Finance through 2004. Carsten then continued to hold several COO related roles through to 2011.
From mid 2011 through to mid of 2013 Carsten was head of Risk and Control for Global Technology, and as such was responsible for all aspects of IT Risk Management and Operational Risk Management for Global Technology, including information security risk.
Carsten became the COO and Head of Strategy & Governance in the newly built Chief Information Security Office (CISO) in October 2013 and performed this function until February 2016. In this role, he was responsible for the Chief Administration Office Function, Governance, Strategy and Central Services (including Security Training and Awareness)
Between 2016 and 2017 Carsten was Regional Head Information & Resilience Risk Management (IRRM) for Continental Europe and Global Head of Information Security Risk (ISR) in the Chief Risk Office.
Carsten is member of the board of directors for Cyber Defence Alliance (CDA) and member of the International Banking Security Association (IBSA) representing Deutsche Bank.
Carsten did an apprenticeship with Deutsche Bank in 1989 and holds a degree in economic mathematics from the Technical University in Kaiserslautern.