Our team

Our team members are experienced consultants and specialists in various areas of the financial industry and, in some cases, many years of operational experience with banks, financial and payment service providers. In this way, we can advise and advise you competently and practically in your supervisory and internal affairs.

Frank Mayer
Degree in Business Administration

since 2013 - founder of REVCOMP GmbH, Managing Partner
since 1996 - self-employed, Frank Mayer - consulting & auditing
1991 - Manager of the securities company (banking sector)
1985 - Study of business administration
1982 - bank training

Ralf Brink
Managing Director IT

  • 40 years of experience in IT / IT
  • Certifications: CISA, CDPSE, ITIL, COBIT, IT-Grundschutz-Expert (TÜV), examination competence according to § 8a BSIG
  • IT auditor since 2005
  • Member of the IIA, DIIR, ISACA, CIS and OWASP
  • IT audit in the environment of:
    • Financial Institutions
    • Semi- and system-relevant credit institutions
    • Data centers for system critical credit institutes as well as
    • Operator of critical infrastructures
    • Fintechs, financial and payment service providers & more
  • Consultant for
    • IT Governance
    • IT processes & control
    • IT outsourcing
    • Digitalization
    • Cloud
    • Information Risk Management
    • Information Security Management
    • IT / Cyber ​​Security
    • Implementation of ISO 2700X
  • Supporter for the internal information security officer
  • IT audit focus (in the context of ISO/NIST/BSI/IDW/DIIR/IIA/ISACA/ISAE/Enisa standards, MaRisk (BAIT/VAIT/KAIT/ZAIT), EBA guidelines (e.g. PSD2, ICT, MiCA, DORA) and China's Cybersecurity Law)
    • Project management (according to PRINCE2, PMBok)
    • Security & processes
    • Infrastructure (networks, operating systems (Windows, AIX, Solaris, Linux, OS / 2), databases (Oracle, DB2, MSSQL) virtualization, containerization, IoT, etc.)
    • Individual & standard applications
    • Applications in the audit environment (QSR, Audimex)
    • Software Development (Waterfall, DevOps/DevSecOps – C, C++, C#, VBA, .NET, REXX, JAVA, Javascript, PHP, Perl, Python, SQL/TSQL, PL/1, R, Cobol)
    • Core banking systems (OSPlus, 531, Mambu, Innus)
    • Service management and outsourcing management
    • Electronic payments and payment systems (TARGET2 / SWIFT / PSD2)
    • Social Media
    • Cloud (AWS, Azure, Google)
    • Big Data & Artificial Intellegence (BDAI) / Artificial Intelligence
    • Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
    • Journal Entry Testing (IDEA)
    • Vulnerability scans with OpenVAS / Greenbone (GSM ONE)
    • Firewalls (Fortigate, Untangle, others)
    • Hardening with CIS benchmarks / CIS SecureSuite based on CIS controls
    • ITSM and Privacy with Verinice.PRO
    • Digital transformation (especially the process and ICS map)
    • Savings Banks IT (Secure IT Operations, ProcessPlus, OSPlus / OSPlus_neo (COURSE), Office_neo, DAW, SYSWATCH, SDWH, IDH, PARISPlus, IDV Office, Business Objects, SimCorp, Gillardon Products, cabalito, ITServicesComfort, Internet Branch, mymo , ELKO, etc.)
    • Cryptocurrencies (Currency / ERC20 Token)
    • Crypto storage (security / equity token)
    • crypto register

Christopher Brandl
Senior Auditor & Advisor
Member of ISACA

since 05/2021 Senior Consultant & Auditor REVCOMP
2020 – 2021 authorized signatory, focus: regulation and product management (financial service provider)
2017 – 2020 Assistant to the sole director (financial service provider)
2012 – 2017 Finance and insurance studies (Master of Science)

Practice Areas:

  • Internal audit and advice for financial service providers (money laundering, compliance, operational business, risk management)
  • IT audit and consulting for financial service providers
  • Advising financial service providers on the implementation of regulatory minimum IT requirements
  • ISO/IEC 270XX implementation
  • BAIT consultant and lecturer "VuV"
  • Technical processing and responsibility for the areas of compliance/money laundering, finance, human resources, reporting, controlling, risk management, IT and outsourcing (financial service providers)
  • Information security officer (financial service provider)
  • Restructuring & digitization of business processes (financial service providers)

Senior IT consultant & expert in electronic payments

Specialist / Expert and Consultant for:

  • Banker (IHK)
  • Certification: ITIL & PRINCE2
  • IT processes and control
  • Information security management according to ISO 27001
  • Data Protection (DSGVO / GDPR) with Verinice.PRO
  • Core Banking System (OSPlus)
  • National and international (digital) payments since 1990
  • SEPA committee work
  • Implementation of technical and regulatory requirements in the TARGET2- / SWIFT- / PSD2 environment
  • Technical and technical implementation of payment standards (HBCI, FinTS, EBICS, EDIFACT) for SMEs and credit institutions
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Office365, especially EXCEL.
  • Project management
  • Accounting processes

Speaker for national and international payments, data formats, IT security and data protection Key account management for banking solutions in the corporate environment

Senior Consultant
Bachelor in Business Administration

Freelance team member since 05/2020 REVCOMP
2015 -2020 Internal manager, back office manager, deputy sole director (financial service provider)
2013 - 2015 Head of Product Management and Assistant to the Management (private bank)
2013 - 2014 managing partner (consulting company)
2012 - 2013 team leader "individual investment solutions" (subsidiary private bank)
2009 - 2012 Assistant to the Management Spokesman (private bank)
2005 - 2009 study of business administration (Bachelor), FH Wiesbaden

Practice Areas:

  • Restructuring FDL to BaFin reference institute for particularly wealthy customers
  • Integration of asset management and customer base from sister companies
  • Restructuring and digitization of all back office processes and contracts
  • Project management MiFID II, investment tax law, bond law, PIB, realignment of various areas (asset management, product management, back office)
  • Support and advice for wealthy entrepreneurial families, family offices and asset managers
  • Development, structuring and implementation of individual investment and insurance solutions, investment concepts, optimization strategies and sales strategies
  • Support of the management in business area management, strategic realignment and optimization of the operational processes of the business areas private customers and business customers

Senior Advisor
Degree in Business Administration

since 2013 - freelance team member
since 2010 - freelance team member Frank Mayer - Consulting & Auditing
since 2005 - Head of Internal Audit Commercial Bank
1999 - Manager of the securities company banking sector
1995 - Study of business administration
1991 - bank training

Senior Advisor
CPA Tax Consultant

since 2018 - managing partner of WP-Gesellschaft
since 2010/17 - partner tax office; Managing director of the WP company
since 2013 - freelance team member
2005 - self-employment - auditing, tax advice
1993 - Manager of the securities company (banking sector)
1987 - Study of business administration
1985 - bank training

Senior Advisor
Diploma in Business Administration (FH), Certified Compliance Professional

since 2019 - freelance team member

  • Head of Compliance and Money Laundering Officer of a payment institution specializing in payment and account information services
  • Head of Compliance D / A / CH and Money Laundering Officer of a payment institution specializing in network operation
  • Accounting firm
    Auditor in Audit Financial Services
    Sparkasse (training and employees)


  • Certified Compliance Professional
  • Study of business administration (focus on banking & finance)
  • Banker (IHK)

Senior Advisor
Diploma in Business Administration

since 2018 - data protection officer (advice & outsourcing)
since 2017 - freelance team member
2016 - Consultant Compliance & Money Laundering
2011 - Member of the Board of Management Finance Portfolio
2003 - Responsible "back office" financial portfolio management
2002 - Graduate in business administration
1996 - Manager of the securities company (banking sector)

Senior Advisor Reporting
Master of Business Administration

since 2016 - freelance team member
since 2012 - freelance work in regulatory reporting

  • Introduction ABACUS
  • Support creation messages

2001/11 - Logica Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG
(Reporting SAMBAplus, SAMBA OSB)
1998/01 - KPMG Deutsche Treuhand-Gesellschaft
1996/98 - BVR trainee program
1992/96 - Study of business administration

Senior IT Advisor
Diplom-Betriebswirt, CISA, Co-Director of DIIR, TÜV-certified DSB

since 2013 - freelance team member
since 2012 - deputy Data protection officer bank
1998 - deputy Head of IT Revision Bank

Examination experience in:

  • IT security (BSI IT-Grundschutz), IT-emergency planning
  • data center operations
  • Network (LANs and WLANs); telecommunications
  • Infrastructure Services, Server / VMWare
  • Client-server architectures
  • Firewalls, routers, switches
  • application development
  • SAP revision
  • Operating and control processes
  • Outsourcing and provider control
  • Project management, project-related examinations

Studied business administration
Bank training

Senior Advisor
Specialist law criminal law

since 2013 - freelance team member
since 2010 - Money laundering and compliance officer at private bank, financial and payment services and responsible for fraud prevention (outsourcing)
since 2009 - Cologne law firm
since 2003 - specialist lawyer for criminal law
1996/99 - Legal clerk at the Cologne Public Prosecutor's Office, legal clerkship
1996/99 - 1st and 2nd state examination in law
1989 - Law studies

Senior Advisor
Lawyer, LL.M.

since 2017 - freelance team member
2016 - Master of Laws (LL.M.

  • Focus: international management
  • Thesis: “Compliance in medium-sized companies”

since 2016 - activity as compliance officer (outsourcing)
since 2016 - admitted to the bar
2013/15 - 1st and 2nd state examination in law

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