Philipp Hallauer studied Business Administration at the University of St. Gallen and is a Swiss Certified Accountant. Between 1999 and 2009, he was a member of the IFRS Panel of KPMG International. He has worked for KPMG since 1990. He was Chairperson of the Board of Directors of KPMG Switzerland from 2005 to 2008. Since 2009 he has been the Head of National Quality & Risk Management of KPMG Switzerland. Philipp Hallauer has been a member of the Executive Committee since 2013.