Manager Corporate Governance Services - Forensic, KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft
Julia is an expert in the field of Anti-Corruption and Fraud Prevention, with a focus on emerging and developing markets. In the past 8 years she has worked and partly lived in Belarus, Burkina Faso, France, Luxemburg, Russia, India, Saudi Arabia and South Africa. Her experience shows, that the investor’s misperception of the local market conditions is a main driver for Fraud Risks, e.g. due to geographical distance and cultural gaps.
At KPMG Forensic Germany Julia is responsible for Anti-Bribery and Corruption International Services. This service comprises preventive measures and forensic investigations for German investors and companies which conduct business abroad. In her projects Julia works closely with the local KPMG Forensic network of the each country, to ensure compliance with local laws and specific cultural conditions.
Julia has a special interest in Fraud prevention for the development sector. In cooperation with German donor organizations, she led several audits and related special investigations in Africa and India, to analyse the fund management and determine possible damage sums.
Julia studied Business and Law at the University of Augsburg. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner (ACFE) and a member of Transparency International Germany. Besides German and English, she speaks fluently French.
Field of interest: Consult German investors in India on how to close the Fraud Risk Gap; investigate Fraud incidents.
Area of Expertise: Anti-Bribery & Corruption; Fraud Risk Assessment; Forensic Investigation; Compliance Management; FCPA, UK Bribery Act.