Thomas Affolter

Partner, Audit Corporates

KPMG Switzerland

Thomas Affolter’s KPMG career spans almost 30 years. He was promoted to Partner in 2006 and headed the Regional Market Central Switzerland from 2016 – 2023.

A Swiss certified accountant, Thomas has a very broad expertise in group auditing of listed and private companies of various sizes and industries (with a focus on the industrial, consumer goods and retail sector). Furthermore, he has supported his clients in various acquisitions and divestitures, capital market transactions and restructurings.

Thomas has in-depth expertise in IFRS and Swiss GAAP FER, M&A, capital market and financing topics. In addition, he is specialized in IT-based audits and the application of modern data analysis tools.

As a representative of KPMG, he is board member of the TECHNOPARK Luzern and is regularly active in the Central Switzerland Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

  • Swiss Certified Accountant

  • Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Administration

  • IFRS and Swiss GAAP FER

  • M&A, capital market and financing transactions

  • Retail, Diversified Industrials, Commodities Trading