Karel Tanghe, Partner Audit, KPMG in Belgium

Karel Tanghe

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.

Areas of expertise
Accounting standards Adoption of IFRS Attestation Audit Compilation and Review Financial Services Financial Statement Audit Insurance Public Policy and Regulatory Change
Education and qualifications
  • 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.

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