Since joining KPMG in Germany in 1993, Klaus was appointed Partner in 2001 and became a Member of the German Managing Board in 2006. In 2011, he was named CEO for KPMG in Germany. He is member of the Global Board, Global Council and Global Executive Committee of KPMG International as well as member of the EMA Board and EMA Executive Committee. Furthermore, he is Chairman of the Global Audit and Finance Committee and Chairman of the Investment Committee for the Lower Gulf Region. He has experience in the strategic support of DAX-30 companies and financial services clients. Klaus is a graduate of the Universität des Saarlands, a German Certified Public Tax Advisor and a German Certified Public Accountant.
Member of the Administrative Council of IDW
Member of the International Advisory Council of ESMT European School of Management and Technology
Member of the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft
Member of the Board of Trustees of Museumsinsel
Member of the Council of Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft für Betriebswirtschaft e.V.