Partner, Head of Finance Advisory, Head of Media
KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft
I have more than 20 years of experience with advising medium-sized companies, family businesses and corporates (DAX 30 environment), especially in the media, retail, electronics, automotive, pharmaceutical and biotech industries. As a KPMG Partner in Consulting, I am responsible for Finance Advisory and the family business segment. I oversee engagements with regard to accounting and financial reporting issues in the course of IFRS/US GAAP transition projects and capital market transactions.
Diploma in Business [Diplom-Kaufmann], University of Münster, Doctorate in economic and political sciences [Dr. rer. pol] University of Kaiserslautern
German Public Auditor, Tax Advisor
Certified Public Accountant (US), 1997 began working in Audit at KPMG Frankfurt, two year secondment at KPMG LLP in the USA
2002 moved from Audit to Consulting at the Munich branch, has been a Partner since 2005
Member of the Capital Finance Accounting Working Group of Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft e. V.
Co-author of the Beck´scher Bilanzkommentar [Commentary on Accounting]
Moderator of panels regarding IFRS topics and issues surrounding the German Accounting Law Modernization Act [BilMoG]
Leader of the KPMG Network for Media and Publishing and in this role a regular author of industry studies and participant on panels (e.g. at the Mediatage München, or the in the periodicals of the Federation of German Newspaper Publishers [VdZ])
Lions Club Munich Pullach
Foundation of the Pinakothek der Moderne