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Meet the AWS Swiss FSI SA and Compliance team

In its shift to the cloud, the financial services industry is confronting a range of familiar and emerging issues: evolving regulations, privacy laws, highly dynamic security threat landscape, security, and operational resilience. With limited cloud expertise, this presents a series of complex challenges. The AWS Swiss FSI SA and Compliance team is here to help you proactively respond to new rules and guidelines. Our team comprises finance and technology professionals with a thorough understanding of the needs of the Swiss market. The team has deep experience in helping businesses like yours navigate the complexities of compliance, customer experience and innovation, when working on IT projects.

Here’s a summary of their industry expertise and how they can partner with you to solve your compliance concerns.

Eduardo Vilela, FSI Compliance Specialist

Eduardo helps our Swiss financial customers with requirements and guidelines relating to risk and cybersecurity. He previously supported compliance monitoring at Barclays and Promontory Financial Group. With over 25 years of experience providing governance solutions, he’s well-versed in helping companies meet stringent regulatory requirements as they operate in the cloud.


Margo Cronin, Principal Specialist Solution Architect, Security & Compliance

Where others see challenges, Margo sees opportunities. That’s why she takes care of our financial customers’ computing strategies—including cloud adoption plans, cloud application design, and cloud management and monitoring. She has over 18 years of experience in tech consulting, with special focus on DevOps, security and compliance. Prior to AWS, Margo worked at Zurich Insurance, where she was Head of Technology Architecture.

Raphael Fuchs, Senior Security Solution Architect

Raphael helps customers test and validate the safety of their IT systems. Prior to his role at AWS, he was the Chief Information Security Officer at Twint AG. Alongside Margo Cronin and other colleagues, he recently published a guide to help our Swiss FSI customers understand the technical and operational requirements when using AWS. You can read it here.



Alex Kimber, Principal Cloud Solutions Architect, Global Financial Services

Financial institutions looking to maximize their efficiency should speak to Alex. He helps our customers run complex simulations and workloads in the cloud with high performance computing (HPC). Alex is also a multi-cloud expert—with his support, banks and insurers can find the right cloud environment for each workload. Alex has over 20 years of experience in implementing digital solutions for financial companies, including 16 years at Credit Suisse where he was Head of Big Data Operations.

Patrik Nagel, Principal Solutions Architect, Global Financial Services

Patrik prides himself on building scalable solutions that are perfectly tailored to our financial customers’ requirements. Having worked in software engineering for over 13 years, he’s developed an extensive understanding of cloud computing. Patrik has recently achieved both his DevOps Engineer and Machine Learning certifications. Now, he’s helping financial customers to deploy machine learning models and implement delivery systems using AWS cloud.

Get in touch

At AWS, we provide industry-specific guidance to support our financial services customers as they migrate to the cloud. If you have any questions about our technology or want to learn more about our compliance services, drop our AWS FSI Compliance team an email at They’d be delighted to hear from you.

Stephen Martin

Stephen Martin

Head of Financial Services Compliance and Security for EMEA and APAC. Steve Joined AWS after working for over 20 years in financial service in senior leadership roles with responsibility across ASIA, the Middle East and Europe. At AWS, he support customers as they leverage the scale, security, and agility of AWS to transform the industry.