Rolf joined KPMG in 1981 and became Audit partner in 1987. In 1998 he became Head of the German Banking and Finance practice. He was promoted to Head of Audit in Germany and EMA in 2001. Rolf was appointed Senior Partner in Germany in 2005 and became a member of the Global Executive Team and Global Board of KPMG. Since 2007 he has co-chaired the Board of KPMG Europe LLP.
His clients have covered a wide range of sectors -- financial services, media, automotive, chemicals & pharmaceuticals -- and included a number of listed companies.
Rolf is Member of the Board of the Accounting Standards Committee of Germany (GASB). He has been an Honorary Professor of Auditing at University of Frankfurt since 2001. He also serves as Member of the Board of Trustees Museumsinsel, Berlin; Member of the Board of Trustees Schirn Kunsthalle and Städel-Museum, Frankfurt; Member of the Board of Trustees Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich.