Sven is a passionate economist and BPM’s Transfer Pricing Practice Leader and Economic Consulting Practice Co-leader. He is an ambitious, proven leader with nearly 15 years of professional experience, both in-house and in public accounting. When serving his clients, Sven believes in a pragmatic, data-driven, yet hands-on approach, taking into consideration the business and operational needs of his clients and their stakeholders.
Sven specializes in transfer pricing planning, documentation and implementation, value chain analyses, intellectual property and legal entity valuation, cost sharing arrangements and tax audits. His experience in operationalizing transfer pricing policies allows him to effectively collaborate with different stakeholders in developing, implementing and refining transfer pricing strategies.
Sven is a Ph.D. economist with in-depth knowledge of economic concepts and comprehensive financial chains. He specializes in combining economic concepts with traditional (financial or tax) analyses to provide value-added, data-driven advice, including, but not limited to, economic cash flow forecasting, market assessments, data analytics, hypothesis testing, analysis for states' economic incentives (e.g. California Competes Tax Credit and Utah's EDTIF credit), real estate studies and compensation studies.
Sven has extensive experience in a wide range of industries, including blockchain, cryptocurrencies, technology and software, e-commerce, biotechnology, life sciences, media and entertainment, and real estate.
Sven received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Innsbruck in Austria. He also has a Master of Arts in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Munich in Germany.
Sven has published several articles in the area of transfer pricing, economics and related fields, and he regularly speaks at seminars throughout the U.S. and abroad, including the annual NABE Transfer Pricing Symposium in Washington, D.C.