Photographic portrait of Dr. Stefan Heissner
Managing business integrity is about more than handling rules and regulations. Today, managing business integrity shapes the core of every company’s culture.

Dr. Stefan Heissner

EY EMEIA Forensic & Integrity Services Leader

Former criminal police detective and consultant. Focused on fighting fraud and corruption. Helps create value by doing the right things in the right way.

Stefan joined EY is 2006 and is the EMEIA leader of the Forensic & Integrity Services practice. He oversees more than 2,000 professionals across the region focusing on fraud and corruption across multiple industries as well as on investigations, prevention and litigation. Prior to this, Stefan served as EY Global Sectors Leader and EY GSA Forensics Leader.

Before joining EY, Stefan spent eight years in the Forensics practice of another Big Four firm. Earlier in his career, he was a detective with the criminal police in Frankfurt, investigating fraud and corruption.

Stefan earned two diplomas in Economics and a PhD in Economics. His thesis focused on the behavioral analysis of white-collar crime.

How Stefan is building a better working world

“I believe that by adopting values such as responsibility, integrity and honesty, I help build a better working world, as these are the decisive success factors for companies in a digital and transformative age.

Losing trust means losing customers. Building trust means building the foundation for long-term success. And a better working world after all. It’s as simple as that.”

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