Christian Sailer

Member of the Managing Board, Divisional Director Audit

KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

As Head of Audit, I have been responsible for Audit, Accounting & Process Advisory, Risk & Compliance Services and Forensic business lines at KPMG in Germany as well as in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMA) since 2014. I have been a member of the Managing Board at KPMG in Germany since October 2018. A key focus of my work includes assurance services in the context of ever-changing regulatory requirements and successfully leveraging digital opportunities. In Audit, we enable our clients to anticipate changing framework conditions, push innovation and confidently deal with complexity.

My personal credo: "The future is human". This is because people are the ones who continue to make a difference, even given the advance of digitalisation.

I started my career at KPMG in 1995. I look back today at more than 25 years in Audit in the US and Germany, and have supported in particular listed companies from various sectors. During my time in our Department of Professional Practice. I gained extensive expertise in national and international accounting. 

  • High Growth Markets
  • International Markets
  • Middle Market
  • National Markets
  • Graduate of Economics [Diplom-Ökonom] (University of Augsburg)

  • German Public Auditor [Wirtschaftsprüfer]

  • Member of the External Corporate Accounting Working Group of Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft e. V.