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Stefan Bognas
Adminstration Officer, Legal & Ethics/Integrity Counsel,Consultant, Project Manager , UN/UNDP/UNHCR; World Bank-IFC/Development Bank/Banking and IT, Payment/Microfinance development
Stockholm, Sweden
Administration Officer and Legal Counsel focus on Anti Money Laundering, gender equality. HR and Administrative Officer and as strategic planner, business manager, guiding SME companies, making strategies and being responsible for results including start-ups; Strong conceptual, technical and analytical skills and a capacity to understand diverse aspects; focus on the Payment and the Finance sector
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Human Rights, Law, Migration, Conflicts, Justice
Professional Experience:
Consultant within Financial Sector with focus on Anti Money Laundering and Anti Corruption, Legal advisory and Management. Business manager with 15+ years establishing / expanding companies by creating successful sales teams and educating personnel at all levels in the Banking/Finance and IT sector including mobile payments. Legal counsel skilled in conducting due diligence, negotiating complex agreements, processing financial transactions and ensuring compliance with international regulations. Adept at analysing market conditions and developing strategies designed to promote business growth. Consultant / advisor capable of directing start-up operations and mergers and improving processes for existing companies by effectively communicating with internal / external personnel.
A sample of my career highlights includes:

Most recent project;
•Legal Counsel at LF Bank, Sweden subcontracted Consultant, focus on Anti Money Laundering and Legal Councelling.
•Legal Compliance & Ethics Advisory at American Express Ltd;
•Analysis report on microfinance/payments, solutions for non-banked population in Africa, focus on gender issues, equal rights , as consultant.
• a report and presentation for an international global organisation around card payment structure in Sweden and the Nordics.
• Negotiating agreements and providing legal / compliance guidance for start-ups, mergers and existing businesses.
• Representative in international negotiations and discussions within the Card Processing and payment area and responsible for legal compliance issues. Also taking part in development of cardpayments in Sweden.
• Overcoming a weakened IT market and poor economic conditions to grow NetReception.
• Re-directing the strategic approach of Oko Banken Branch toward sales and preparing a plan to train staff for the new sales-focused initiatives.
• Establishing and growing the corporate banking side of Tryggbanken from 0 to 3,000+ customers as an integral member of the start-up team.
• In the banking industry for more than 15 years as bank-lawyer, business development and director of credits etc.
• From the Swedish National Board of Credits as Legal Counsel, negotiating with authorities in countries like Saudi-Arabia, the Baltic region and handled credits for some African countries.

A proven team player and leader, I have a history of developing strategies that grow business and positively impact the bottom line. Important has been the ability to obtain multiple roles and tasks to meet changing business needs and with the ability to foresee, troubleshoot and effectively resolve conflicting issues and challenges, in a fast changing environment within payments.
International Political Science;
Master of Law;
Business Administration; Management/leadership education
Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
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    Years of Experience:
    15-20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, French, Swedish
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