Ananda Kautz

Head of Innovation, Digital Banking and Payments, ABBL

Ananda Kautz joined the ABBL mid-August 2020 as Head of Innovation, Digital Banking and Payments.

Ananda is in charge of supporting ABBL’ members in achieving digital transformation, adapting to challenges and strengthening their positions by seizing opportunities related to digitalisation and innovation. On the Payments area, Ananda contributes to make Luxembourg an international payments centre of excellence by supporting an innovative payments ecosystem and helping attract new service providers.

Ananda began her career in Luxembourg in 2006 at PwC, where she contributed to financial center studies and advisory projects. She then joined ING Luxembourg where she developed her managerial and business skills over the past 11 years. After a management position at the division’s Strategy & Business Intelligence, where she developed the data analytics and contributed actively to the Retail omni-channel strategy, she joined the Corporate Banking division in a sales position in Payments & Cash Management where she worked closely with Luxembourg established large corporates, financial institutions and Private Equity firms.

Ananda graduated with a business degree from ESSEC (France) and Concordia University (Canada) and has Master’s degree from Université Paris Dauphine (France).