Parallel Session 1.4: Through cooperative culture and safeguarding cultural heritage

Thomas Mende is the Vice President and Head of Committees and Communication at DZ Bank, the central bank for cooperative banks in Germany. He also is the board member of the Deutsche Friedrich-Wilhelm-Raiffeisen-Society. After graduating with a degree in economics at the University of Cologne, he completed a trainee programme at DZ BANK, and worked for four years as the CEO’s assistant.