Mattias Schmelzer

CEO, Chairman of the Managing Board

KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

Mattias Schmelzer took over as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chairman of the Managing Board in October 2023. Within the international KPMG network, he represents KPMG in Germany as a member of the Global Board and as a member of the EMA Board.

Mattias Schmelzer was appointed to the Managing Board in 2018 as Chief Markets Officer.

From 2014 to 2023, he was also Regional Head for the Region North (Hamburg).

Mattias Schmelzer joined KPMG in 2003 and was appointed as Partner in 2011. He has advised large and medium-sized family businesses as well as capital market-oriented groups. As a Public Auditor, he was primarily responsible for auditing the separate and consolidated financial statement of clients in the energy, trade, shipping and logistics sectors.

  • Auditor

  • Diplom-Kaufmann, lic. oec. HSG, University of St. Gallen

  • Member of the Management Board, Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft für Betriebswirtschaft e.V.

  • Member of the Board of DAI e. V.

  • Member of the Plenum of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce

  • Member of the Administrative Board of the Institute of Public Auditors in Germany (IDW)

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Phineo gAG

  • Advisory Board of the Alexander Otto Sports Foundation

  • Chairman of the Board of the Friends and Sponsors of the Hamburg School of Business Administration (HSBA)