Sonja Kardorf joined Deutsche Leasing as Chief Risk Officer in October 2018. Prior to that, she had been a member of the Board of Investitionsbank Berlin since July 2014. She was responsible for finance, risk controlling, credit back office, operational organization, IT and administration. She is also actively involved in digitization issues.

At her national and international stations, Ms. Kardorf gained numerous experiences at Commerzbank, ABN Amro AG, the HypoVereinsbank AG, WestLB AG and Deutsche Postbank AG, Deutsche Bank Group. Her focus has always been on risk management and regulatory issues, so that she has been able to work closely with national and international banking regulators throughout her career.