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Partners in Risk Management


The key component to our success is our extensive experience in the financial services industry and in all areas of risk management. Our leadership team enjoys direct participation in project work on challenging topics with our customers. In addition, the members of the leadership team also have the following roles and responsibilities.

Andreas Peter

Managing Partner

Andreas has more than two decades of professional experience in the financial services sector. After three years as a team leader in Controlling at Deutsche Bank he joined Ernst & Young Consulting (later Cap Gemini Ernst & Young), where he worked for 5 years as a senior manager and member of the Management Team in the Risk & Asset Management Practice. In 2003, he co-founded the risk management consultancy Dr. Peter & Company AG and led the company as CEO, until its merger with Fintegral in 2016. Andreas studied physics at the University of Gießen and the University of Washington in Seattle and holds a PhD in physics from the University of Gießen.


Jörg Behrens

Partner and Chairman

After obtaining a PhD in particle physics from ETH/CERN Jörg worked in banking for seven years. He went on to become a partner and Global Head of Risk Analytics for Financial Services Risk Management at Ernst & Young, as well as a member of the Global Executive Board for Financial Risk Management. He also led their Thought Leadership Team and served as leader of the Central European Financial Risk Practice, with over 100 professionals. He founded Fintegral in 2009.


Nasir M. Ahmad


Nasir is responsible for designing solutions and taking them to market across geographies. In line with Fintegral’s specialism, most of this work is conducted in the areas of quantitative modelling, prudential risk management and financial regulation. In addition to working with global financial institutions, Nasir frequently interacts with regulators.

Nasir has extensive experience, both in industry and in consulting. He was a risk advisory partner at Ernst and Young LLP in London for several years working with large banking clients supporting them in the areas of independent derivative valuation, enterprise risk management, implementation of financial regulation, capital, liquidity, stress testing, regulatory reporting, and governance. In addition, he has worked in senior roles at BlackRock Solutions and Parker Fitzgerald. Nasir started his professional career in Toronto at Royal Bank of Canada as a quant focusing on credit portfolio management and vetting of exotic derivatives. Nasir earned a PhD in Mathematics (1995) and a MSc in Theoretical Physics (1991) both from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne. As a postdoctoral fellow he conducted research in physics and in finance at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.


Dilbagh Kalsi


Dilbagh is the head of Fintegral’s London practice. He has over 18 years of experience in the field of derivatives, systematic trading and risk management at tier 1 banks and hedge funds. Prior to joining the firm he worked as a Portfolio Manager at Nomura Global in London and managed a number of derivatives trading desks at Credit Suisse in Tokyo and Hong Kong. Dilbagh started his career as a quantitative trader within Man Group’s systematic hedge fund AHL. He holds a degree in Natural Sciences (Physics) from the University of Cambridge.


Christof Born


Christof heads Fintegral’s office in Germany, where he has been a member of the management team since 2007. Before joining Fintegral he spent 7 years working for the Deka Group, holding a managerial position in the institutional client business as well as working on risk projects across the bank. Christof started his professional career after apprenticing as a bank officer and gaining a degree in business economics. In 1996 he joined an auditing firm working in financial services.


Marc Daferner

Director and COO

Marc took over the role of COO for Fintegral on a Group level in autumn 2018. He started his professional career in banking with Deutsche Bank before joining Ernst & Young's risk management practice in Munich in 1999. Since then he became a co-founder of the risk management consultancy Dr. Peter & Company AG, now merged as part of the new Fintegral AG. Marc studied international management in Regensburg and Oxford and holds a master’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Manchester.