“An effective compliance program supports a value based leadership”

Stefan Hoffmann-Kuhnt

Managing Director / Partner

Stefan Hoffmann-Kuhnt advises on the design and implementation of compliance management systems and compliance organizations. Stefan’s special areas of expertise include the implementation of effective, transaction and risk-based compliance processes and tools. He possesses significant experience in developing and delivering risk-based in-person anti-corruption training programs in global organizations. Stefan Hoffmann-Kuhnt is a recognized subject-matter expert in the area of third party business partner risk analysis and due diligence. While holding various compliance management positions at Siemens and SNC-Lavalin he implemented company-wide, standardized processes and application solutions for business partner due diligence checks. Stefan furthermore has experience in the design and rollout of corporate governance frameworks.

Languages: German and English


  • MBA studies in Melbourne (“Graduate Certificate of Business Administration”)
  • 1989–2007 career start at Siemens, later leading positions in finance and internal audit
  • 2008–2013 Regional Compliance Officer at Siemens in Beijing, then Corporate Compliance Officer at Siemens in Munich
  • 2013–2015 Head of Compliance Program at SNC Lavalin in Montréal
  • Since 2015 Partner at Pohlmann & Company
  • Since 2016 Board Member of Transparency International Canada


  • Länderbericht Kanada: Aktueller Überblick zur Korruptionsbekämpfung, in Compliance Berater 03/2016, 48–51
  • Collective Action – der gemeinsame Kampf gegen Korruption (together with Julia Kahlenberg), in Compliance Berater 09/2016, 347–34
Selected Mandates
  • Member of the Independent Monitor Team (for the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) of a NASDAQ 100 company
  • Independent Compliance Expert to evaluate the Compliance Management System of a Canadian software company sanctioned by the World Bank Group