Advisory Council

In September 2019 Billon Group established International Advisory Council (IAC) to foster Billon’s global growth. The council gathers senior business leaders from the world’s top commercial hubs with years of experience in financial services and digital transformation.

As of November 1th, 2019 the IAC members are:

Sonia Wędrychowicz

Sonia Wędrychowicz (Dubai)

Senior Advisor, McKinsey

Sonia has 25 years of experience in business management in corporate banking (cash management, trade finance, securities services) and consumer banking in Europe as well as Asia and the US, including Islamic Banking. She was the key driver of launching digital banking by DBS in India and Indonesia and consumer bank transformation in JPMorgan Chase in New York. Recently she was included in the Top 100 Women in Fintech 2019 list.

John Ott

John Ott (Shanghai)

Partner, Bain & Co

John Ott is a leader of Bain’s Greater China financial services practice and the Asia Pacific financial services practice. John has over 27 years of financial services experience with a focus on retail and wholesale banking, insurance and private equity. He has worked with clients on restructuring, international growth strategies, cross border expansion, organisational effectiveness, customer strategies, mergers & acquisitions, and change management.

Thomas Olsen

Thomas Olsen (New York)

Partner, Bain & Co

Thomas Olsen is a Partner and Director at Bain & Company’s. He coordinates the corporate and transaction banking, and market infrastructure sectors in the firm’s financial services practice. Previously he led Bain’s strategy and corporate finance practices in the Asia-Pacific area. He has more than 20 years of financial services and management consulting experience.