Georg has 16+ years of experience advising senior executives and decision-makers of financial institutions in the German-speaking area.

Austria
Georg von Pfoestl
Georg von Pfoestl
Principal
About Georg

Georg is a Principal based in our Vienna office. His focus is on developing a financial services practice for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland (DACH) and Eastern Europe, alongside the head of the Financial Services Practice, Dr. Raffaela Ritter.

Georg is a topic expert in:

  • Risk management, covering the strategic, governance, functional, process and data aspects
  • ESG/sustainable finance
  • Process optimization and risk data

He has 16+ years of experience advising senior executives and decision-makers of financial institutions in the German-speaking area. Prior to joining Arthur D. Little, Georg was a Partner at BearingPoint in its Vienna office, specializing in finance and risk management banking, from 2018 until the beginning of 2021. He was globally responsibility for credit risk and sustainable finance.

From 2014 to 2018 he was executive director/partner at EY and the responsible FS advisory leader for Austria (risk management, finance, regulatory).
 
Georg holds a doctorate degree (banking and finance) and an MBA, both from the Vienna University of Economics and Business (including two years of studies at the Free University of Bolzano), and participated in study and research visits to the University of South Australia, Adelaide. He is fluent in German, English and Italian. 
 
Georg was born in South Tyrol (Italy), but has been living in Vienna since 2000. He is married and has three children. In his free time, he likes to spend time with his family and participate in sports, and he is very interested in philosophy.  
 

Past Experience
BearingPoint
Partner
EY
Executive director/partner
Education
Vienna University of Economics and Business
Doctorate degree banking & finance
Vienna University of Economics and Business
MBA with focus on banking & finance