Helmut, a native German, came to Canada in 1988 and has lived in Calgary since 1990.
In addition to an MBA he holds Professional Designations from the Certified General Accountant's Association - CGA (Canada) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants - ACCA (UK). He has worked in various industries in Germany, the United Kingdom, and Canada. Here in Canada his main focus has been on the energy sector where he spent the last twenty years in various accounting related roles. In his view, the key success factors in accounting are well designed processes and staff that recognize and embrace their roles as customer service providers.
Through his management consulting practice he is providing his expertise to oil and gas clients but has also been working with educational institutions including the University of Calgary, SAIT’s School of Business and the MacPhail School of Energy.
Helmut is closely involved with the accounting profession and is a past Chairman of the Board of Directors Calgary Chapter of the Certified General Accountant’s Association of Alberta and also serves on its committee of subject matter experts.