Claire Peel

  • Chief Financial Officer and Head of CFO Division
  • Responsible for Finance, Tax, Capital Planning & Management, Risk Management and Investor Relations


Year of birth: 1974
Nationality: British

Year of first appointment to the Executive Board: 2018
End of current appointment to the Executive Board: 2024


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Surrey, Guildford (UK)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Associate

Professional career

Claire Peel joined Deutsche Bank on the Graduate Program in 1997. Since joining the Bank, Peel has delivered across a variety of roles in Technology and Operations, and, among others, spent two years as Financial Controller for a start-up joint venture between Deutsche Bank and a software house.

In 2005, Peel transferred to the COO and Strategy team in Global Markets, where she was actively involved in the integration of Corporate Finance and GTB. In 2012, Peel joined the Finance division as CB&S Finance Director, consolidating activities across COO and Finance and latterly served as CFO for the Equities business.

Supervisory board positions and other relevant positions

  • Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of DWS Investment S.A.1


1 group mandate of DWS Group GmbH & Co. KGaA

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