About Us

The Management Board of the Auditing Association of German Banks​​

The Management Board of the Auditing Association manages the Association’s current business activities according to the rules of procedures. All Board members have an auditing background and possess extensive expertise in banking sector. The Board currently consists of four members, two of whom act as spokesmen.

 

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Michael Hemker – Spokesman

Auditor

  • 1981 - 1983 Vocational training as banker
  • 1983 - 1984 Military service
  • 1984 - 1989 Academic studies in Economics at Hohenheim University (Masters, Oec.)
  • 1989 - 1999 Price Waterhouse GmbH – auditing company, Frankfurt am Main (1993 Tax Consultant Exam, 1995 Auditors Exam)
  • Since 1999 Auditing Association of German Banks, Cologne (Member of the Management Board since 2001, Management Board Spokesman since 2009)

 

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Manfred Kühnle – SPOKESMAN

Auditor

  • 1983 - 1985 Vocational training as banker      
  • 1985 - 1986 Military service
  • 1986 - 1992 Academic studies in Business and Administration at Friedrich-Alexander-University, Erlangen-Nuremberg (Masters in Business Administration)
  • 1992 - 2002 PwC Deutsche Revision Aktiengesellschaft Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft (auditing company), Frankfurt am Main (1997 Tax Consultant Final Exam, 1999 Auditor Final Exam, 2001 Certified Public Accountant)
  • Since 2003 Auditing Association of German Banks, Cologne (Member of the Management Board since 2004, Management Board Spokesman since 2009)

 

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Thorbjörn Karp

Auditor

  • 1992 - 1994 Vocational training as banker
  • 1994 - 1999 Academic studies in Business and Administration at Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel (Masters in Business and Administration)
  • 2000 - 2009 KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft (auditing company), Hamburg and Frankfurt am Main (2003 Tax Consultant Final Exam, 2004 Auditor Final Exam)
  • Since 2010 Auditing Association of German Banks, Cologne (Member of the Management Board since 2012)        

 

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Sebastian Podporowski

Auditor

  • 1993 - 1994 Civilan Service
  • 1994 - 1996 Vocational training as banker
  • 1996 - 2000 Academic studies of Business and Administration at Otto-von-Guericke Universität Magdeburg (Master in Business and Administration)
  • 2000 - 2012 KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Berlin und Frankfurt am Main (2005 Tax Consultant Final Exam, 2006 Auditor Final Exam)
  • ab 2012 Auditing Association of German Banks, Cologne (Member of the Management Board since 2015)

 

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Contact

Prüfungsverband deutscher Banken e.V.

Kattenbug 1
50667 Cologne
Fon +49 221 16023-0 (Central)
Fax +49 221 16023-170

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