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Natalie Khan
Graduated in March 1998





Career

  • April 1998 – November 1998
    Corporate balance sheet statistics; statistical analysis and publication
  • December 1998 – February 2001
    Stock Exchange and Capital Markets Division; stock exchange trading, price management operations, private customer business, reporting on capital market issues
  • March 2001 – September 2003
    Representative Office in New York
    Research and reporting on economic data and capital market developments, event management, procurement, accounting, controlling
  • October 2003 – April 2005
    IT Support for Trading Activities, the Executive Board and Senior Executives
  • May 2005 – October 2011
    Product Management Applications – securities, credit, foreign exchange, risk controlling, safe custody accounts
  • Since November 2011
    Modelling of business processes for the business unit, special requirements documentation

Interview

What tasks are you currently working on?

In addition to modelling business processes for my business unit, I am currently charged with procurement and contract management (ie licences, external consultants), as well as internal cross-sectional tasks.

How did your studies at the Bundesbank's University of Applied Sciences prepare you for the requirements of your career, especially your current position?

We were given a broad overview of a central bank's tasks and the operational procedures at the Bundesbank. It also provided me with a large network of contacts, not just within Central Office.

In what way has studying at the Bundesbank's University of Applied Sciences influenced you?

The warm welcome and support we students received, especially at the castle, helped create a great sense of connectedness and loyalty towards the Bundesbank.

What was the biggest challenge you faced while studying?

As a girl from the big city, it was probably the remoteness of the university in the windy Westerwald, but also the heavy workload and the fact that classes started at a time (7.30!) which was not really compatible with my personal biorhythm.

Do you still feel connected to "your" university?

Definitely! I have never regretted my decision to study at beautiful Hachenburg castle.

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