Sven is the EY Germany Managing Partner, Assurance Strategy. In his role, Sven is responsible for developing strategies to continuously increase audit quality and the delivery of assurance solutions with the help of automation and digitalization.
In 2020, Sven was appointed Head of the EY EMEIA Center for Board Matters. Together with his team, Sven supports board members, steers thought leadership discussions and develops insights and guidance on current corporate governance developments. In his leadership role, Sven steers EY’s Trust in Quality Initiative in Germany.
Sven is active in professional bodies and industry groups including the governing board and committees at the German Institute of Public Auditors, the IFRS Expert Committee of the Accounting Standards Committee of Germany, the Schmalenbach Society as well as IATA’s Industry Accounting Working Group of IATA. He is a well-known author and regular speaker at national and international conferences.
How Sven is building a better working world
As a professor at the University of Hamburg, I lecture on international accounting and am actively involved in various collaborations with universities in Germany and abroad. In doing so, I contribute to the development of the next generation of auditors.”