Daniel Merz

Partner, COO Financial Services

KPMG Switzerland

Daniel joined KPMG in 2006, and counts more than 20 years of professional experience in the financial services industry. He acts as Leading Auditor/Lead Partner for a number of sizeable audit and non-audit clients in the banking and asset management area and is the COO of Financial Services. In this combined role, Daniel is instrumental in executing the Financial Services strategy.

He significantly contributes to our financial performance and market reputation by securing revenues, ensuring smooth business operations and a sustainable workforce, fostering operational excellence and managing costs. With his in-depth knowledge in auditing, accounting, risk, regulatory and compliance topics Daniel is perfectly positioned to serve large and global financial services clients.

Through his assignment at FINMA in 2014, he is also well connected with the Swiss regulator.

  • Diploma in Business Administration HF

  • Swiss Certified Accountant

  • Licensed Audit Expert

  • Leading Bank Auditor