As the current COO of KPMG Global Infrastructure – Africa, Klaus is the co-ordinator for the African infrastructure hubs between South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria, and represents the infrastructure initiative globally.
Klaus joined KPMG Germany in 1997, and later transferred to the Johannesburg office, South Africa, in 2007. He has over 15 years’ experience in providing transaction advice and leading multi-disciplinary major projects to successful implementation, to multi-national clients across many countries in Africa, America and Europe.
Klaus is supported by a team of global market and sector leaders throughout KPMG. He is currently leading infrastructure assignments in Angola, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The most significant amoung these are projects for North West Rail in Zambia and Kenya Electricity Generating Company. Klaus is leading a team providing transaction and financial advisory for a new Railway line in Zambia connecting to Angola. The project is valued in excess of U$1 billion and being developed by North West Rail and Grindrod. In addition to this, Klaus is the lead financial advisor to develop a financing programme incorporating both debt and equity for Kenya Electricity Generating Company’s US$5 billion capacity expansion program.