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A Day in the Life: Sabine Schoon

Every week we ask a different person to give us a brief overview of their schedule. This week it is Sabine Schoon, head of corporate strategy & consulting at comdirect bank AG

Since 2016, Sabine Schoon has been responsible for the development of various strategic projects, the development of digital asset management, and initiatives for easy access to investments. She is also co-initiator of the initiative finanz-heldinnen.

Previously, she developed digital solutions for corporate business at Commerzbank and was responsible for further development as a project manager. Sabine Schoon studied at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and has worked in Australia and New York.

Sabine lives in Hamburg, is an enthusiastic runner, and enjoys reading historical novels.

 



05.40
 Wake up & have a quick coffee


06.10 – 06.50
 Running – 6.7 km to get ready for the day


06.50 – 08.00
 Breakfast & shower


08.00 – 08.30
 Drive to bank; call my mom, sometimes first business calls


08.30 – 09.00
 Meeting with my assistant to organize the day


09.00
 Stand up team strategy: discuss current tasks and upcoming steering meetings


10.00
 Jour Fixe with product owner, digital customer management


11.00
 Weekly meeting with direct reports product owners & department heads


12.00
 Lunch with colleague responsible for treasury & a little walk in case of sunny weather


13.00
 Several project meetings – discussing latest developments


15.30
 Strategy board: status of relevant bank-wide projects; discussion of new topics


16.30
Special topic: new security platform steering committee to discuss latest scope issues and decide delivery model


17.00
Special topic: customer-centric communication


18.00
De-brief meeting with direct reports


18.30
Check mail


19.30
 Drive home – last calls of the day


20.00
Dinner for two – adults only on my sofa