Berlin Hyp executive board
The Board of Management of Berlin Hyp consists of three members. Our goal is the sustainable development of our company – for our owners as well as for the good of our customers and employees.
We are developing the Bank’s strategic orientation and working in a spirit of trust with our Supervisory Board and employee representatives.
Chair of the Board of Management
„We would like to remain our customers’ preferred partner in future too. That’s why we are creating significant room for new ideas.“
Sascha Klaus has been Chair of the Board of Management of Berlin Hyp AG since 1 October 2016 and also a member of the Board of Management of LBB Holding AG. He joined Berlin Hyp as a member of the Board of Management on 1 September 2016.
At Berlin Hyp, he is responsible for the divisions, Finance, Human Resources, Corporate Strategy, Communication and Marketing, B-One, Information Technology, Governance and Audit divisions.
Klaus most recently worked at Hypothekenbank Frankfurt (formerly Eurohypo). In his position as a member of the Board of Management there, he was responsible for the commercial real estate financing business from 2012 onwards and in addition for Public Finance and Treasury since 2014. At the same time, he was a member of the Divisional Board for non-core assets at Commerzbank.
The Luxembourg-born Franco-German Sascha Klaus joined the Deutsche Bank Group in 1990, where he completed his training and worked parallel to obtaining a degree in business administration at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.
In 2000, he moved to Dresdner Kleinwort, New York, where he held the position of Head of Financial Institutions – Group Risk Management from 2003 onwards. In mid-2008, Sascha Klaus returned to Europe, where, after various national and international management positions in risk management at Dresdner Bank-/Commerzbank Group, he was appointed to the Board of Management of the Eastern European holding company.
Maria Teresa Dreo-Tempsch
Chief Market Officer
Maria Teresa Dreo-Tempsch joins the Board of Management of Berlin Hyp by 1 May 2021 and is responsible for Real Estate Finance, Portfolio Management and Treasury.
Maria Teresa Dreo-Tempsch was previously a member of the Executive Board at ARWAG Holding-AG in Vienna, Austria, where she was responsible for project development and acquisition amongst other activities. She also had a particular focus on project conception and planning in the “affordable housing” segment, including infrastructure facilities. Prior to this, Dreo-Tempsch held various professional and management positions at the UniCredit Group (or predecessor institutions) from 1999 to 2019. Most recently in this Group, the expert with a degree in economics was Division Manager / Senior Vice President of HypoVereinsbank for commercial real estate across Germany (2009-2019). Born in Austria, she began her professional career at PSK Bank in Vienna.
Chief Risk Officer
„To be successful in the long term, we are obliged to monitor our risk positions closely – for the benefit of our owners, our customers and our employees.“
Alexander Stuwe has been a member of the Board of Management of Berlin Hyp AG since 1 July 2020 as Chief Representative, he has been strengthening this Board since 1 January 2020. His areas of responsibility include Credit, Valuation, Risk Controlling, Risk Management and Data Management.
In addition, he was also appointed to the Board of Management of Landesbank Berlin Holding AG where he has been Chief Representative since 1 January 2020.
The graduate economist began his career at Berliner Volksbank, where he worked primarily in Controlling and Risk Management until 2010. After working for Sparda-Bank, Alexander Stuwe was a member of the Executive Board of FMS Wertmanagement Services in Munich from 2012 to 2017, where he was responsible for Finance & Risk and COO. This also included Credit and Market Operations, Human Resources, Compliance, Audit and Legal. Alexander Stuwe’s previous position was as head of Risk Controlling at Nord/LB.