Karsten Schroeder

Director Tax, Cologne Cologne

Karsten joined Vistra in January 2009 and is currently working as a Director Tax for the International Expansion team in the Cologne Office, Germany.

Karsten began his career as a tax assistant at a local audit firm in 2001. From 2002 until 2005 Karsten worked as financial group controller at the stock exchange listed VIVA Media AG and its subsidiary  Brainpool TV GmbH. In 2007 Karsten became a certified tax advisor and joined PricewaterhouseCoopers as a tax manager in the International Tax Structuring department in Duesseldorf, Germany. Karsten has many years of experience in national and international tax law with focus on tax compliance, tax structuring and accounting services. In the field of international reporting, he specialises in US-GAAP and IFRS, particularly the transition of German GAAP to the US GAAP and IFRS.

Karsten graduated from the Westfaellische Wilhelms University of Muenster, Germany with a Master of Business Administration. He later gained his German certified tax advisor qualification.

His native language is German but he also speaks fluent English.

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