Akif Mert is a German lawyer specialized in white-collar crime with more than 10 years of international experience in managing legal, corporate compliance and data privacy matters in both emerging and highly regulated markets.

After 4 years at the Group Compliance function of Allianz SE in Munich, Akif has spent many years in Singapore as the Regional Head of Compliance and DPO of Allianz Asia Pacific before moving to Switzerland in 2020 to assume the role of the Chief Compliance Officer of the Allianz Suisse Group.

Akif is an active member of the German Institute for Compliance and a regular author of publications about digital trends in Compliance.