Our Leadership

Meet the Team

From just a handful of staff in our first office in Berlin to the global digital bank we are today, we’re on a mission to change banking for the better.

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Building the bank the world loves to use

With a passionate team of 1,500 people of 80 nationalities based across ten global offices, N26 is proud to have some of the best minds in the world working towards our vision to reimagine banking as we know it, and disrupt an industry that is ripe for change.

Our Leadership Team

Valentin Stalf CEO N26.

Valentin Stalf, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer

Valentin founded N26 in 2013 with his longtime friend Maximilian Tayenthal. Back then, both shared a vision of building a bank that the world loves to use. Today, he is the CEO leading the company that is redesigning banking for the 21st century.

Maximilian Tayenthal.

Maximilian Tayenthal, Co-founder and co-CEO

Maximilian Tayenthal is co-founder and co-CEO of N26. Together with his business partner and friend Valentin Stalf, he has built one of the fastest-growing mobile banks in the world.

Alex Weber, N26.

Alexander Weber, Chief Growth Officer

Alex joined N26 in 2014 as Entrepreneur in Residence, and is today the longest serving team member after the founders.

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Gilles BianRosa, Chief Product Officer

Gilles joined N26 in 2021 as Chief Product Officer, and is responsible for defining, leading and implementing The Mobile Bank’s global product strategy.

Gino Cordt, N26.

Gino Cordt, Chief Technology Officer

As the Chief Technology Officer of N26, Gino oversees the firm’s Data and Technology divisions, with the important responsibility of bringing data and security together while building the digital bank the world loves to use.

Jan Kemper, Chief Financial Officer.

Jan Kemper, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

Jan Kemper joined N26 in July 2021 as Chief Financial Officer, and took on the additional role of Chief Operating Officer for The Mobile Bank in January 2022. In his role, Jan focuses on delivering excellence and in both the Finance and Operations functions to accelerate the company’s journey towards sustainable growth and capital market readiness.

Thomas Grosse, N26.

Thomas Grosse, Chief Banking Officer and Chief Risk Officer

Thomas joined N26 in 2019 as Chief Banking Officer, with the responsibility of overseeing N26’s bank entities and bank partnerships across the globe, as well as leading the group’s banking functions. In 2021, he took on the additional roles of Chief Risk Officer and Managing Director for N26 Bank and Group GmbH, responsible for strengthening N26’s governance, risk and compliance functions.

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Anke Ulrich, General Counsel

Anke joined N26 in 2016 as a Senior Legal Counsel and is today, one of the most tenured and long-serving members of N26’s leadership team. She has played an instrumental role in building up N26’s legal function, and took over the role of General Counsel of The Mobile Bank in 2020.

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Timo Meyer, VP People & Culture

After over six years at the Mobile Bank, Timo is today the VP People & Culture at N26. In this role, Timo is responsible for the leadership of the people team, overseeing key initiatives including employee experience, leadership and organizational development, recruiting, employer brand, rewards and people operations divisions.

Andrea Isola, N26.

Andrea Isola, General Manager, Italy and Southeast Europe

Andrea is the General Manager Italy and Southeastern Europe at N26, where he is responsible for growing the digital bank’s presence and key offering in these markets. Andrea is also MD of the Italian branch of N26 Bank.

Andrea joined N26 at the start of 2019, moving to the company’s Milan office from New York City, where he was an Associate Partner for Bain & Company.

Jeremie Rosselli, N26.

Jérémie Rosselli, General Manager, France & BeneLux

Jérémie joined N26 in 2016 as General Manager France, responsible for launching and growing the mobile bank in the French market and gradually to install N26 as the digital bank you will love to use every day.

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Marta Echarri, General Manager, Spain and Portugal

Marta Echarri joined N26 at the beginning of 2021 as General Manager for Spain and Portugal, with responsibility for leading the growth strategy and presence of the digital bank in both markets. She also leads the company's technology hub in Barcelona.