Meet: Thomas Grosse

Chief Banking Officer and Chief Risk Officer

Thomas Grosse, N26.
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About Thomas Grosse

Thomas joined N26 in 2019 as Chief Banking Officer, and oversees N26’s bank entities and bank partnerships worldwide, as well as leading the group’s banking functions. He took over the additional role of Chief Risk Officer (CRO) for N26 Group in 2021, and is tasked with strengthening N26’s governance, risk and compliance. 

Get to know Thomas

Thomas has a wealth of expertise and experience in the space where banking and technology converge. Before joining N26, Thomas Grosse was Industry Leader Banking at GoogleGermany, responsible for partnerships with German banks and fintechs, and closely involved in the market rollout of Google Pay.

Previously, he was a member of the Board at Wüstenrot Group as well as a director at Deutsche Bank for their private and business clients. He started his career as a consultant at McKinsey serving the banking and insurance industry.

Thomas has a degree in business from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business and holds a masters in Economics from the University of Cologne.

"We're working to build a sustainable long-term focus that will offer N26 customers the best and most secure mobile banking experience today and in the future."

N26 Highlights


Joined N26 as Chief Banking Officer, responsible for N26’s bank entities and bank partnerships globally


Drove significant integration in N26’s banking and operations divisions


Took on the additional role of Chief Risk Officer, overseeing N26’s governance, compliance and risk functions


Became Managing Director of N26 Bank GmbH and N26 GmbH

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