Yaman Farhang | KPMG | CH

Yaman Farhang

Director, Advisory, Financial Services Transformation

KPMG Switzerland

Yaman is in charge of developing further the KPMG Strategy & Transformation offer for financial companies. He brings more than 17 years of cross-functional experience in Wealth Management, business transformation, and strategic change management. He has in-depth knowledge of the Private Banking value chain, core banking activities, and products / services. Yaman has developed expertise in working directly with CEOs and senior corporate Executives to formulate and execute business strategies.

He has successfully delivered major programmes / projects in: client, business development, asset management, product, pricing, regulatory, tax, operating model, IT, process, outsourcing, business transfer, M&A integration, cost optimisation, restructuring, and liquidation areas. Yaman and the Financial Services Transformation team help to assess specific challenges and transformation needs, identify executable solutions, and support implementation efforts.

Their effectiveness is based on: A deep knowledge of the Wealth Management industry, core banking activities, main change drivers & implications, and key success factors; A multidisciplinary team of experts that can bring strategic change, tax and regulatory, operational and technical, and M&A expertise; A systematic strategy framework holistically covering financial objectives, strategy, business model, operating model, revenue, and cost dimensions.

Yaman can deliver a fully-fledged Strategy-to-Execution transformation or flexible tailor-made services.

Education and qualifications

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA, with Merit), University of Manchester – Manchester Business School, UK

  • Master of Law (MLaw), University of Lausanne, Switzerland

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®), Project Management Institute (PMI®), USA

  • Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA® - CFPI / AZEK), ACIIA®, international


  • Project Management Institute (PMI®), Member

  • PMI® Switzerland Chapter, Member

  • Swiss Financial Analysts Association (SFAA), Member

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