Kurt Ramin

– Director, KPR Associates, Düsseldorf and Dubai.

– Former Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), New York.

Other experience:

  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE): Sole licensed and authorised trainer for the CFE exam in Germany. Achieving high results through team-work approach, e-learning and motivating participants.
  • Lecturer, teaching “Corporate Fraud Management” at the University of Applied Sciences in Cologne and Steinbeis University in Berlin.
  • Past director and consultant at the IFRS Foundation at the IASB, London
  • Served as Global Chairman of XBRL.
  • Member of the EU Commission’s High Level Expert Group on Intangibles.
  • Treasurer of IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), the world’s largest association of nature and conservation agencies, headquartered in Gland, Switzerland (2008 to 2012).
  • Head of Global Standards (AA1000 series of standards) at AccountAbility, London and Dubai.

Earlier in career (US and Germany): Worked in key financial (CFO) and operating positions (COO) at Beiersdorf (“Nivea”); Teroson and Emery Industries (“Henkel”); Dow Corning US and Europe (JV Dow Chemical and Corning Glass); Otto Versand (Germany’s largest Mail Order company); Mercedes-Benz Credit Corporation(USA) and as an assistant to an owner of an industry leading Hypermarket.


Financial Executives International: Member, Committee on Governance, Risk and Compliance.

AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants).

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
Latest Publications:

  • Ramin & Reiman: “IFRS and XBRL: How to improve Business Reporting through Technology and Object tracking” Wiley 2013, 732 pages.
  • Kurt Ramin & Stephen Lew (2015): A model for integrated capital disclosure and performance reporting: separating objects from value, Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, pages 27 -47.
  • “Building the Global Valuation Standard” quickreadbuzz.com/2014/12/30/building-global-valuation-standard/
  • “The impact of fraud in fluctuating currencies” www.cpa2biz.com (2014)

e-mail: kurtramin@yahoo.de  Linkedin: Kurt Ramin

My Sessions

Future of Non Financial Reporting

Al Baraha 3

With ESG and Climate Risk Reporting becoming a vital part of corporate disclosures, what are the steps needed to make reporting in this field comparable, digital, discoverable and accessible?