Georg Lanfermann

Georg Lanfermann

Georg Lanfermann

President

Joachimsthaler Str. 34
10719 Berlin

+49 (0)30 206412-11
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1969 born in Cologne (Germany)
1989 - 1994 Studies of Business Administration at Saarland University, Saarbrücken (Germany) with majors in financial accounting and tax law
1994 - 2001 Senior Manager at Deloitte, Düsseldorf (Germany); main areas of work: statutory audits; company valuation, financial due diligence, forensic services
2001 - 2004 Detached National Expert at European Commission, DG Internal Market, Brussels, Belgium;  assignment to Prof. Karel Van Hulle’s Unit G4 ‚Accounting and Statutory Audit‘; main areas of work: European reaction to US Sarbanes-Oxley Act und EU Audit Directive 2006; secondment by Arthur Andersen / Ernst & Young
2005 - Januar 2021 Partner at KPMG in Berlin; Department of Professional Practice; Regulatory Lead Germany and EU 28/EMA region on legislative developments in the areas of statutory audit, corporate reporting and corporate governance
since March 2021
President of the Accounting Standards Committee of Germany, Berlin
Memberships
  • Since 2014 Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the German Federal Chamber of Auditors (‘Wirtschaftsprüferkammer’ (WPK))
  • Since 2019 Member of the Corporate Governance Reporting Working Group ("AKCGR") of the Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft
  • 2008 – January 2021 Member of the European Contact Group, the European public interest representation of the six largest professional service firm networks; German regulatory champion and Chair of the Assurance & Ethics Task Force
Professional Qualifications
  • 1994: Diploma in Business Administration, Saarland University
  • 1998: Qualified tax consultant (‚Steuerberater‘)
  • 2000: Qualified statutory auditor (‚Wirtschaftsprüfer‘)
Teaching assignments AT UNIVERSITIES
  • Since 2006 Lecturer on ‘International Auditing’, University of Potsdam (Germany)
LANGUAGES
  • German, English, French, Spanish
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