Team

Thomas Budde

Thomas Budde

Certified German Public Auditor (Wirtschaftsprüfer), Certified Tax Advisor (Steuerberater)

thomas.budde@accountingpartners.de
Vita

since 2005 | Partner of Budde van Hall Hasenklever Scholten PartG mbB
AccountingPartners
Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

1992 – 2004 | Senior, Manager, most recently Member of the Executive Board of Rölfs WP Partner AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Düsseldorf and Partner of the RölfsPartner-Group (now: BakerTilly Group)

1990 – 1992 | Audit assistant at Arthur Andersen GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

1997 | Appointment as Certified German Public Auditor (Wirtschaftsprüfer)

1994 | Appointment as Certified Tax Advisor (Steuerberater)

1989 | Diplom-Kaufmann, degree in business administration at the Christian-Albrecht-University Kiel

Furthermore
since 2019 | Chairman of the North Rhine-Westphalia Regional Group of the Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer e.V. [Institute of Public Auditors in Germany, Incorporated Association] (IDW)

since 2014 | Member of the working group “Compliance Assurance Engagements”, later “Assurance and Business related Questions on Governance, Risk and Compliance” of the Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer [Institute of Public Auditors in Germany, Incorporated Association] (IDW)

since 2011 | Member of the Administrative Council of the Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer e.V. [Institute of Public Auditors in Germany, Incorporated Association] (IDW)

Katja Scholten

Katja Scholten

Certified German Public Auditor (Wirtschaftsprüferin), Certified Tax Advisor (Steuerberaterin)

katja.scholten@accountingpartners.de
Vita
since 2006 | Partner of Budde van Hall Hasenklever Scholten PartG mbB
AccountingPartners
Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

1999 – 2006 | Audit assistant, audit senior, most recently manager of Rölfs WP Partner AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Düsseldorf (now: BakerTilly Group)

1997 – 1999 | Assistant of the Head of the Accounting Department at Mannesmann Demag AG Energie- und Umwelttechnik

2006 | Appointment as Certified German Public Auditor (Wirtschaftsprüferin)

2003 | Appointment as Certified Tax Advisor (Steuerberaterin)

1997 | Diplom-Betriebswirtin (BA), degree in business administration at the Berufsakademie Mannheim

Furthermore
since 2014 | Member of the Examination Board for the Certified German Public Auditor exam (Wirtschaftsprüferxamen)

Ulrich Hasenklever

Ulrich Hasenklever

Certified German Public Auditor (Wirtschaftsprüfer), Certified Tax Advisor (Steuerberater)

ulrich.hasenklever@accountingpartners.de
Vita
since 2018 | Partner of Budde van Hall Hasenklever Scholten PartG mbB
AccountingPartners
Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

since 2013 | Own practice

2002 – 2013 | Partner Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

2000 – 2002 | Partner Arthur Andersen Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Steuerberatungsgesellschaft mbH

1995 – 2000 | (Senior)Manager Arthur Andersen Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Steuerberatungsgesellschaft mbH

1990 – 1995 | Assistant / Senior at Arthur Andersen Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Steuerberatungsgesellschaft mbH

1997 | Appointment as Certified German Public Auditor (Wirtschaftsprüfer)

1994 | Appointment as Certified Tax Advisor (Steuerberater)

1990 | Diplom-Kaufmann, degree in business administration at the University Cologne (Universität zu Köln)

Georg van Hall

Georg van Hall

Certified German Public Auditor (Wirtschaftsprüfer), Certified Tax Advisor (Steuerberater)

georg.vanhall@accountingpartners.de
Vita

since 2009 | Partner of Budde van Hall Hasenklever Scholten PartG mbB
AccountingPartners
Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

since 2005 | Own practice

1987 – 2004 | Senior, Manager, most recently Member of the Executive Board of Rölfs WP Partner AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Düsseldorf and Partner of the RölfsPartner-Group (today: BakerTilly Group)

1983 – 1987 | Audit assistant / Senior at Arthur Andersen GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

1989 | Appointment as Certified German Public Auditor (Wirtschaftsprüfer)

1987 | Appointment as Certified Tax Advisor (Steuerberater)

1983 | Diplom-Kaufmann, degree in business administration at the University of Berlin (Technischen Universität Berlin)

Furthermore
Lecturer for auditing at the Academy for Taxes, Law and Business, Cologne

Member of the working group “ISA-Transformation” of the Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer [Institute of Public Auditors in Germany, Incorporated Association] (IDW)

Lecturer / Accounting-Trainer at e.g. Big 4, Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer [Institute of Public Auditors in Germany] or NWB Trainings

Matthias Küpper

Matthias Küpper

Certified German Public Auditor (Wirtschaftsprüfer), Certified Tax Advisor (Steuerberater)

matthias.kuepper@accountingpartners.de
Vita
since 2017 | Of Counsel at Budde van Hall Hasenklever Scholten PartG mbB
AccountingPartners
Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

since 2016 | Own practice

2002 – 2015 | Partner of Sauerland Rybka und Partner WPG StBG, Cologne, and Shareholder-Managing Director of SRP Rogalli, Rybka GmbH StBG, Cologne

2000 – 2002 | Own practice

2000 | Member of the Executive Board (CFO)

1990 – 1999 | Audit Assistant / Senior / Manager Arthur Andersen Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Steuerberatungsgesellschaft mbH

1997 | Appointment as Certified German Public Auditor (Wirtschaftsprüfer)

1995 | Appointment as Certified Tax Advisor (Steuerberater)

1990 | Diplom-Kaufmann, degree in business administration at the University Cologne (Universität zu Köln)

Peter Nolden

Peter Nolden

Certified German Public Auditor (Wirtschaftsprüfer), Certified Tax Advisor (Steuerberater)

peter.nolden@accountingpartners.de
Vita
since 2018 | Of Counsel at Budde van Hall Hasenklever Scholten PartG mbB
AccountingPartners
Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

since 2013 | Own practice

2002 – 2013 | Partner Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

1994 – 2002 | Partner Arthur Andersen Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Steuerberatungsgesellschaft mbH

1989 – 1994 | (Senior)Manager Arthur Andersen Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Steuerberatungsgesellschaft mbH

1984 – 1989 | Assistant / Senior Arthur Andersen Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Steuerberatungsgesellschaft mbH

1990 | Appointment as Certified German Public Auditor (Wirtschaftsprüfer)

1988 | Appointment as Certified Tax Advisor (Steuerberater)

1984 | Diplom-Kaufmann, degree in business administration at the University Cologne (Universität zu Köln)

Michael Mersmann

Michael Mersmann

Certified German Public Auditor (Wirtschaftsprüfer)

michael.mersmann@accountingpartners.de
Vita

since 2018 | Of Counsel at Budde van Hall Hasenklever Scholten PartG mbB
AccountingPartners
Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

since 2017 | Own practice

2006 – 2017 | Director/Vice President SolarWorld AG, responsible for:

  • External accounting and reporting 
  • Treasury, law and taxes 
  • Risk management, internal controls and insurance

Furthermore:

  • Member of several committees (Compliance, Hedging, SAP Implementation)
  • Managing Director of several German companies

2002 – 2006 | Authorized Representative / Senior at Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

1999 – 2002 | Assistant / Senior at Arthur Andersen Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Steuerberatungsgesellschaft mbH

2006 | Certified German Public Auditor (Wirtschaftsprüfer) exam

2002 | US Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam

1999 | Diplom-Kaufmann, degree in business administration at the University Cologne (Universität zu Köln)

1994 | Completion of apprenticeship as assistant in tax and business consulting professions

Dr. Klaus-Peter Feld

Dr. Klaus-Peter Feld

Certified German Public Auditor (Wirtschaftsprüfer), German Tax Advisor (Steuerberater)

klaus-peter.feld@accountingpartners.de
Vita

since 2019 | Of Counsel at Budde van Hall Hasenklever Scholten PartG mbB
AccountingPartners
Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

2004 – 2019 | Member of the Executive Board/CDO of the Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer [Institute of Public Auditors in Germany, Incorporated Association] (IDW) (Responsibilities: Financial Service Provider, Assurance, IT), previously Assistant to the Executive Board and Senior Project Manager Accounting and Auditing

2002 – 2004| Senior / Senior Manager at Treuhand Niederrhein AG, Krefeld

1996 – 2002 | Senior Project Manager and previously Project Manager Accounting and Auditing at the Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer [Institute of Public Auditors in Germany, Incorporated Association] (IDW)

2007 | Doctoral thesis at the Faculty of Mathematics and Economics of the University of Ulm (dissertation on the presentation of conventional asset backed securities transactions in IFRS financial statements)

2005 | Certified German Public Auditor (Wirtschaftsprüfer) exam

1999 | Certified Tax Advisor (Steuerberater) exam

1995 | Diplom-Kaufmann, degree in business administration at the Philipps-University Marburg

Furthermore
since 2017
 | Lectureship in the Master’s programme in Business Administration at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf