Who we are

Welcome to the AFC Academy we are a team of internationally experienced trainers with profound knowledge in the banking and finance sector.

Manuela Herrlein

Managing Partner

Manuela Herrlein has more than 20 years of professional experience in the international major and private banking environment as well as
management consulting.

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She is a recognized expert in the field of conception and implementation of innovative and practice-oriented training and development measures.

Among other things Manuela Herrlein worked as head of department for the Unicredit Bank AG and had a management position at KPMG AG in Financial Risk Management in Munich.

Prior to that, she was a Director in Investment Banking at UBS AG in London with international responsibility in Structured Finance. Before that Manuela worked 10 years in various positions for HVB AG in Munich in the credit department.

Manuela Herrlein holds a degree in business administration (VwA).

Corinna Reibchen

Managing Partner

Corinna Reibchen is the CEO and founder of Europes leading AFC consultancy as well as member of the global management team of
AML RightSource, the global no 1 in AFC solutions.

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AML RightSource is a fast-growing and globally active consulting company which focuses on anti-financial crime projects and has its offices in Germany, USA and Singapore. Prior to founding Passcon a AML RightSource company, Corinna Reibchen was, among others, Head of Banking, DACH Region at CapGemini.

In addition to her work at Passcon, Corinna is a speaker, mentor and author. She has been recognized with several international awards for her work including the Stevie Award.

Corinna Reibchen holds a B.A. international Business Administration.

Franz Herrlein

Managing Partner

Franz Herrlein has more than 25 years of international professional experience, especially with top management consultancies and as a board member of international banks.

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Franz Herrlein was Associate Partner at The Boston Consulting Group in Munich and Milan and Partner at Bain & Company in Munich.

In addition to that he was COO and Group Board Member of Dresdner Bank AG, Chief Integration Officer and Group Board Member of Unicredit in Milan, CFO Infrastructure at Deutsche Bank AG in Frankfurt am Main and London and CFO, Board Member and global Head of Compliance of BHF Bank AG in Frankfurt am Main.

Franz Herrlein holds a university degree in business administration, a master’s degree in communication and industrial psychology.

Dominik Kaut

Senior Consultant

Dominik spent more than a decade of his life abroad and worked in different industries after finally feeling right at home in the Anti-financial crime sector, focusing mainly on the training side.

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Dominik holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)

Furthermore Dominik has a wide range of skills which he acquired during his tenures in different industries.

In recent years Dominik has developed a strong interest in Anti-Financial Crime and is happy to teach you or your colleagues the intricacies of AFC, AML, KYC etc.

Jessica Krenzer


Jessica has studied business administration in Mainz and Tallinn/Estonia and graduated with the Bachelor of Arts.


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During her studies, Jessica Krenzer completed various internships and wrote her bachelor thesis on the application and use of digital recruiting chatbots in cooperation with Digital Trendhouse.

In addition to her studies, Jessica Krenzer completed vocational training as management assistant and is a certified foreign language correspondent.

Prior to joining AFC Academy, Jessica Krenzer also worked in human resources at PWC.

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