Ralf Naef is Accenture’s Senior Managing Director – Financial Services, Quality and Risk Management. He is responsible for driving quality programs, overseeing client satisfaction and monitoring the risk profile of the business. He is also a member of Accenture’s Capital Committee, which approves the company’s largest transactions and acquisitions.
Mr. Naef joined Accenture in 1986 and has gained extensive experience in leading complex, mission-critical technology projects for financial services and public sector organizations in Switzerland, Germany, France, Belgium and Saudi Arabia. For example, he led the project that launched a new electronic trading system for the German and European cash market.
He has advised European governments on their information technology strategies—from digital stock exchanges to multimedia-based service. Prior to his current role, Mr. Naef served in various management positions, including Client Account Director, Client Service Group Lead and Country Managing Director.
He holds degrees in mechanical engineering and business administration from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.