Partner, Head of Audit
KPMG in Belgium
Karel is Head of Audit - Sole Director of KPMG Bedrijfsrevisoren / Réviseurs d’Entreprises and is chairman of the Insurance workgroup of the Institute of Accredited Auditors for Financial Institutions (IREFI/IRAIF). Karel’s professional services focus on the financial sector and include audit and attestation, reviews and compilation of financial statements, consolidation, regulatory and compliance attestation, review and reporting on internal control (incl. ICOFR), international (IFRS/US GAAP) and national accounting standards, mergers & acquisitions, due diligence assistance, valuations, EEV and Solvency II.
Master in Applied Economics, KU Leuven
Master in Business Administration, Vlerick School
Wharton Business school: executive insurance program
London Business school: executive leadership program
Board member of the Institute of Accredited Auditors for Financial Institutions (IREFI/IRAIF)
Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Belgium (IBR/IRE)
Accredited auditor for insurance companies (NBB/BNB), Pension Funds (FSMA) and Mutual Health Organizations (CDZ/OCM)
Holder of IFRS and US-GAAP accreditations.