Kate Pohl started her career at ITC/BNY in New York, later responsible for correspondent banking in Northern and Central Europe. She later transferred to Frankfurt to run Transaction Products and Credit (Senior Credit Officer/Geschäftsleiterin). Kate moved on to head Corporate Payment Services at the Chase Manhattan Bank AG responsible for customers in DE, AT and CH. In 1998, Kate Pohl joined ABN AMRO as Global Transaction Services (GTS) Head in Germany. She was responsible for sales, client delivery and product management. Her role was later expanded to include CEE. In 2003 Kate moved to Amsterdam to head Global Implementation Management. In 2006 she accepted the role of Global Compliance Head (GTS, IT, and Operations). Kate returned to Frankfurt in 2008 for Citigroup as GTS Head. In April 2014 Kate joined ING Bank Germany as Transaction Services Sales Head (payments & cash management, cards, trade finance, & supply chain/receivables financing) for DE and AT. In September of 2016 she accepted the role of Head of Payments Innovation for Germany and Austria. The role focused on working with both corporates and fintechs in the Innovation and regulatory space. As Subject Matter Expert, Kate was the face of Wholesale Banking Innovation for ING DE. Since July 2018, Kate Pohl has been working as a Freelance Consultant with banks and corporations in the area financial services as well as innovation. She is also a facilitator for EBA – the Euro Banking Association running the Open Banking and Digitalization Forums. Kate also continues to work with the Core Leadership Institute as a senior consultant coaching and helping professionals to find their Leadership Purpose.