Victoria Wildhirt

Senior Manager, Financial Services, Compliance

KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

  • More than eight years of experience as a consultant to national and international financial services companies on compliance/regulatory issues.
  • Joined KPMG in January 2014 as (Senior) Manager, previously four years with an international consultancy in the financial services sector as well as with selected financial institutions
  • Technical lead of the CoE "FS Compliance" at KPMG


Responsibility for product and topic developments in FS Compliance, currently including:

  • 3-Line-of-Defense (LoD) for Compliance
  • Compliance Excellence - digitalisation and process efficiency in compliance
  • Compliance Risk Assessment
  • Regulatory topics such as the 4th/5th EU Money Laundering Directive and the 5th MaRisk Amendment


Extensive experience in the management and control of compliance projects, including:

  • Design of the 3-line-of-defence model (LoD) for compliance
  • Efficiency review and design of compliance-relevant processes (incl. target definition)
  • Conducting institution-wide compliance due diligences on all core compliance topics (MaRisk AT 4.4.2, AML, fraud, economic sanctions)
  • Interim management in the area of AML/ KYC (especially in client onboarding and remediation)
  • Design and implementation of group-wide governance models for the management and monitoring of compliance issues such as AML, FATCA and CRS
  • Advice on the implementation of regulatory changes such as the 4th EU Money Laundering Directive, UK Corporate Criminal Offences (CCO)
  • Review and harmonisation of risk assessments (methodology and design) on selected core compliance topics
  • Diplom-Kauffrau (Business Administration), Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf