Managing Partner, Inspiring Development GmbH
Rüdiger Rurainsky is one of four founders and Managing Partners of inspiring development, a consulting company based in Frankfurt (Germany) that was established to create a highly specialized provider of management, consultancy and training services to banks and other financial institutions geared to serving micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in emerging markets. He gained his banking qualifications and experience at Commerzbank AG, one of Germany’s leading commercial banks, where he worked for a total of 18 years, including 7 years in finance and accounting at the bank’s branches in London and Tokyo.
As an experienced banking expert with a unique combination of product, business, accounting and management expertise, in 2002 Rüdiger Rurainsky took over responsibility for building up the internal audit function within the ProCredit group. Starting from scratch, he established the group audit function with a total of 15 staff that oversaw the internal audit departments in all 21 ProCredit institutions on three continents with well over 200 internal auditors. He also served as chairman on various audit committees of ProCredit Banks in Eastern Europe and Africa.