KPMG is ready for what the future holds with new partners promoted this year


Geneviève Feyt
Press and Media Officer
KPMG in Luxembourg

KPMG strives to create an environment where its employees not only excel but thrive. The firm understands that success is not merely about accomplishing tasks, but also about fostering holistic development. To this end, we’re happy to announce the promotion of four Partners and one Managing Director who will take up their new role as of the 1st of October 2023. 

KPMG Promotions 2023

From left to right: Paul Potocki, Stephanie Zedda, Maxime Eglizot, Ulrike Menn, Nicolas Willemin

  • Paul Potocki is a Tax Partner in our Luxembourg Alternative Investment group. He has 10+ years of tax experience in private equity and real estate. He has extensive experience in cross-border transactions but also assisted several asset managers with the setup of their fund vehicles in Luxembourg. Paul's geographical focus is Germany and CEE, and he has had the opportunity to lead this industry at a firm level in his previous experience. He is a member of the New York, Munich and Luxembourg Bars. 

  • Stephanie Zedda is a Partner in Advisory, she heads the operations of the Fund Distribution team of KPMG Luxembourg. She gained substantial international experience while providing services to the investment fund sector on issues related to Compliance and Cross Border Distribution in Asia, Latin America, Middle East and Europe. She also has vast experience in UCITS passporting and AIFM notifications. 

  • Maxime Eglizot is an Audit Partner in KPMG Luxembourg’s Asset Management department, specializing in audit and assurance services for investment companies and fund structures. He focuses on optimizing and streamlining processes, increasing efficiency and fostering value-added interactions.  

  • Ulrike Menn is a Managing Director for KPMG Luxembourg’s Financial Services Tax Department. She has more than 20 years of experience in the financial sector and mainly works with clients active in the banking, insurance and investment fund sector. Ulrike specializes in providing advice on corporate taxation and operational taxes with a particular focus on Automatic Exchange of Information (including the U.S. Qualified Intermediary (“QI”), the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) and the Common Reporting Standard (“CRS”) regimes).

  • Nicolas Willemin is an Audit Partner in the KPMG Luxembourg Private Equity department. He has more than 12 years of international audit experience in Alternative Investments Vehicles, Regulated Funds and Asset Managers. He is a member of the Institut des Réviseurs d’Entreprises (IRE).

These promotions reflect the firm’s ambition to accelerate innovation by bringing representation to the many different people who make up the firm’s workforce and empower diversity in decision-making for the benefit of its clients and teams within KPMG. Our streamlined career paths offer our people the tools and training opportunities in fields such as innovation and heightened client-centricity.

“I believe an outstanding organization is rooted in its people” says David Capocci, Managing Partner of KPMG in Luxembourg. “I’m particularly proud to see these people take up a new turn in their careers. I’ve always advocated that each and everyone’s insight can create opportunities and contribute to a better future. I want our staff to do work that matters, supported by a community that values diversity and cares about them. With these new promotions, we are ready for what the future holds, and we are proud to be shaping the future. Together. Congratulations to all!” 

“In a world of increasing complexity, we help create opportunities for our clients, our people and the community we are living in,” adds Stanislas Chambourdon, Head of Sales and Markets. “We all have a role to play and a shared accountability in making our strategy happen. Client centricity is also being people centric. When you put people at the center, you unleash the full potential. The result will be thriving teams, individuals, careers, clients and business. As the demand for more specific service offerings grows and the international profile of the Luxembourg market becomes more apparent, we aim to ensure that every employee, regardless of age, gender or other characteristics, is the right person for the job.”

Promotions in 2023

KPMG Luxembourg is made up of people from different backgrounds and cultures, each bringing their unique talent and experience to the forefront. While the firm is continuously looking at expanding the #TeamBlue family, it also takes this opportunity and time to recognize the talent and dedication of its outstanding staff. This year, so far, the firm has seen a total of 413 people progressing to the next level in their career across our Audit, Advisory, Tax and Business Services. “I am particularly proud of this year’s achievement which reflects the investment we’ve made in our people. By providing the necessary support to retain and attract the best talent and develop a balanced and healthy workforce, we’re seeing our people advancing through every level of the firm,” concludes Géraldine Hassler, Head of People & Culture.