Christoph Schauerte is Head of Accounting and Group Accounting Officer of Vonovia SE, the major residential real estate company in Germany, Austria and Sweden and with its size of more than 400.000 apartments also a major residential real estate company in Europe. His responsibility covers besides the preparation of the periodical financial reportings also the IFRS and Local-GAAP Accounting Principles and the preparation of the annual and quarterly reports in printed as well as in online version. He has an experience in public accounting with German-GAAP, US-GAAP as well as IFRS for more than 30 years starting in audit and later then serving in the accounting and M&A-departments of public listed entities.
His main focus is an appropriate and stakeholder oriented public reporting in an increasingly complex reporting universe driven by IFRS and local GAAP developments, its competition with APMs complemented by non-financial reporting requirements and increasing technical challenges about the future – online, IT-/web-based - way of reporting.
Christoph Schauerte has also profound capital markets experience due to his involvement in major financing projects, among others one IPO at the NYSE and one IPO at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and a EMTN-Bond-Program which enables him to take the view of the recipients of financial reporting.
Christoph Schauerte graduated as Diplom-Kaufmann from the University in Mannheim and he is certified tax advisor.
End of term: March 2022