Varrlyn has had amplify with Frank Thunnissen, who has been appointed Senior Project Manager. From the Amsterdam consultancy firm Thunnissen now uses his extensive expertise at ABN AMRO, where he is responsible for a large-scale EMIR and Market Risk project.
Frank Thunnissen is an experienced professional with more than 25 years of experience in financial, management and project management environments. In the past seven and a half years, Thunnissen – from his own PMplus project management project management – fulfilled various (senior) project management roles at, among others, Fortis insurance, ASR, NPEX, Bridgestone and Fujitsu. Before that he worked for a year as a Management Consultant at Capgemini and more than seven and a half years as an Engagement Manager at ABN AMRO. In his early career Thunnissen was a Business Consultant and Project Manager at Exact Software.
Last month Thunnissen decided to take on a new challenge and joined the Amsterdam Varrlyn, a niche consultancy that offers dealroom and project-related services within the Financial Services domain. Varrlyn works a lot for banks (including ING Bank, ABN Amro, APG-AM & Van Lanschot) and helps them realize cost reduction, simplifying their application landscape, increasing straight through processing, compliance and regulations. From Varrlyn Thunnissen is currently employed as Senior Project Manager at ABN AMRO, where he supports the bank in a large-scale EMIR * and Market Risk project. Thunnissen must ensure that the new EMIR reporting module is integrated within the customer environment.
Varrlyn is pleased with the arrival of Thunnissen and its added value: “Frank knows how to combine his expertise in infrastructure and software with business functionality. His knowledge, coupled with his consultancy skills and his genuine interest in people, is what makes him an excellent colleague. We are happy to be part of our team and look forward to contributing to the next milestones in realizing EMIR compliancy, “said Varrlyn.
* EMIR was implemented at the initiative of the European Commission to make the trade in Over The Counter (OTC) derivatives more transparent and safer. Financial institutions have a reporting obligation under the EMIR regulation.