Managing Director, Cologne
Peter joined Vistra in 2017 as Managing Director following the acquisition of optegra. He is a German certified public accountant and heads the Audit unit in Germany.
As head of the Audit unit, Peter is responsible for operational and quality management, as well as developing and implementing new market strategies for the German audit industry. The main audit services in Germany are statutory audits of annual financial statements according to German GAAP and IFRS, as well as audits of financial institutions including reporting to BaFin (Federal Financial Supervisory Authority). Other services include audit-related advisory services, such as internal audit, IT audit and Assurance Reports on Controls at a Service Organisation (ISAE 3402, SSAE 16, IDW PS 951).
Prior to joining Vistra, Peter was Manager at EY and KPMG.
Peter graduated from the Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany with a Master of Business Administration. He later gained his German CPA qualification.
His native language is German but he also speaks fluent English.
08 Apr 2019
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), together with the US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), has published the new leases standard. We take a look at the new IFRS 16 Leases that applies to annual periods beginning on or after 1 January 2019…