Managing Director IES, Munich
Stephan joined Vistra as a managing partner in 2017. He is based in Munich, where he is in charge of the international expansion service and domestic client business with both private and corporate clients. Stephan is also responsible for company accounting at the Munich office.
Stephan was a founding partner at the former German tax and audit company optegra GmbH & Co. KG. He joined optegra in 2002 and was promoted to Managing Director and Partner in 2003. Stephan began his career at a mid-sized audit firm in 1998, and joined HHKL, a Vistra predecessor company after passinghis CTA exam.
Stephan has a Master in Economics from the Universitiy of Passau, and he also studied at EWU / Spokane WA, USA. He has gained his German CTA qualification in 2002.
His native language is German but he also speaks English.