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Thomas Lüthi


Thomas Lüthi advises on the design, development and implementation of compliance management systems and compliance organizations, in particular on monitoring. He is a recognized practitioner who, in the context of his former management positions, was responsible for the worldwide implementation of business-related, risk-based compliance processes and tools. Thomas Lüthi has particular experience in the organizational and functional design of effective legal and compliance organizations.

Languages: German and English


  • Studies in St. Gallen (Master in International Affairs and Governance and Master in Law and Economics)
  • 1997 Start of career at PwC, later IBM and Siemens
  • 2007–2010 Corporate Compliance Officer of Siemens AG
  • 2010–2012 Partner and Head of Governance & Compliance Advisory at WTS
  • Founding partner of Pohlmann & Company since 2012


Selected Mandates
  • Independent Compliance Co-Monitor (for the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) at VEON Ltd. and an international telecommunications company
  • General compliance consulting, e.g. for on-site high-risk business partner audits at Audi AG
  • Revision of the business partner review process and introduction of a Group-wide tool solution at Bilfinger SE
  • Analysis and evaluation of the effectiveness of the group-wide legal and compliance function at Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Compliance risk analysis and implementation review of the current compliance management system as well as introduction of a business partner review tool for an automobile manufacturer