Dr. Johannes Bussmann

Dr. Johannes Bussmann


Dr. Johannes Bussmann is an advisor to executives in the financial services industry for Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting business. He is a Partner at Strategy& Germany, based in Munich. He leads our financial services and IT efforts for leading European banks, service providers, and insurance clients in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

He has functional expertise in:

  • Retail and commercial banking
  • Transaction banking and service operations
  • IT strategy, IT cost optimization and IT operating models

Examples of his focus in the Financial Services industry include:

  • Mergers and acquisitions: Pre-merger concepts, due diligence, and post-merger implementation
  • Business strategy: Customer centricity, channel strategy, and customer management/CRM
  • Digitization: Next generation sales and delivery model
  • Optimizing banking operations: Credit cards, payments, securities, lean management, design efficient operating models, outsourcing, and offshoring
  • Renewal of IT application portfolio: Core banking, credit systems, and risk systems
  • Optimization of IT infrastructure: Architecture, organization, governance, delivery model, and outsourcing

Johannes Bussmann has also led or contributed to large IT projects and programs, including:

  • IT strategy and business impact analysis
  • IT architecture for banks and insurance firms
  • Optimization of IT infrastructure, including standardization, automation, organization design, governance, delivery model, and outsourcing
  • Systems migration for core banking, payment, risk, and cards
  • IT service providers for merger concepts, site optimization, organization, customer management, and cost allocation
  • System selection for credit, payments, securities, cards, and private banking

Before joining Strategy&, Johannes Bussmann was a partner in a global strategy consulting firm. He earned his PhD in economics and has a diploma degree in computer science and business administration, both from Technical University Karlsruhe.