Stefan Hoffmann-Kuhnt is President and Managing Director of Pohlmann & Company Canada since 2015. He advises on the design and implementation of compliance management systems and compliance organizations. His areas of expertise include the implementation of effective, business-related and risk-based compliance processes and tools. He has significant experience in developing and delivering 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 Diligences. He furthermore has experience in the design and rollout of corporate governance frameworks.
Stefan has 29 years of international management experience in executive functions of Siemens and SNC-Lavalin in various industries, including communications, transportation systems, power distribution & transmission, engineering and construction. In 1988 he started his career in Finance and Business Administration functions of the Public Communications Networks Division of Siemens. Between 1991 and 1995 he was Commercial Project Director for several large communication projects in Eastern Europe (particularly in the Russian Federation and in Ukraine). In 1995 he transferred to Australia as CFO of the Transportation Systems and Power Distribution & Transmission Division.
In 2000 he moved to Corporate and Internal Audit Functions at Siemens where he worked another 7 years (1 year in Germany, 3 years in the USA and 3 years in China). In 2008 he joined the Compliance Organization of Siemens, first as Regional Compliance Officer in Beijing, China and then as Corporate Compliance Officer in Munich, Germany. In 2013 he joined SNC-Lavalin in Montréal, Canada as Head of Compliance Program where he designed and implemented a comprehensive and global Anti-Corruption Ethics & Compliance Program. Stefan has four years of experience working with the independent DoJ / SEC Compliance Monitor at Siemens and two years with the independent World Bank Monitor at SNC-Lavalin.
Stefan is currently serving as a Member of the Board of Transparency International, Canada.
Stefan is fluent in English and German.