Erich Schärli

Partner, Audit Financial Services

KPMG Switzerland

Erich Schärli joined as a Partner our Audit for Financial Services Team beginning of 2016. He is a recognized Banking specialist registered as leading auditor at Federal Audit Oversight Authority (FAOA) and at Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). Before he joined KPMG he was working for many years as a Partner in another audit firm with global presence.

Erich serves as Partner and leading auditor a number of our audit clients and supports our non- audit clients on regulatory projects. Because of his extensive working experience he knows the current challenges for Banks in Switzerland really well. He was a member of the commission for banking audits of EXPERTsuisse and is an active member of the national working group for liquidity regulation for Banks in Switzerland. Before he started his career as auditor he was in working in different functions in the foreign exchange dealing departments of three Swiss Banks.

  • Banking
  • Financial Services
  • Bachelor University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland Basel

  • Swiss CPA

  • Licenced Audit Expert, FAOA, Bern

  • Leading Bank Auditor FAOA and FINMA