Dr. Christoph Rojahn is a managing director in the Business Intelligence and Investigations practice of Kroll, based in the Frankfurt office. Christoph has 18 years of experience managing complex and multi-jurisdictional investigations into matters including suspected fraud, economic espionage, bribery and corruption, and money laundering.

Before joining Kroll, Christoph was a partner and the head of Corporate Intelligence at KPMG in Germany. His previous roles include senior forensic roles with PwC in the CEE/CIS region, Deloitte in Germany, and serving as Global Head of Security Risk Management of a Fortune 500 financial services provider. His past assignments include:

  • Leading the investigation into alleged breaches of U.S. Russia sanctions on behalf of a German manufacturing client
  • Advising the board of a major banking client regarding the investigation of leaks of confidential information
  • Leading large-scale projects to identify U.S. tax persons in the client population of two European banks
  • Conducting intelligence collection and background research assignments in a wide range of jurisdictions including APAC, LATAM and CEE/CIS 
  • Investigating suspected FCPA breaches in several jurisdictions in central Europe on behalf of an industrial services client
  • Supporting organizations from various sectors in their M&A activities through both pre-deal intelligence collection and post-acquisition compliance reviews

Christoph has published extensively on matters of corporate security, investigations and compliance and has spoken at several industry conferences including the CSO 360 Global Congress 2019 and the International Anti-Bribery Summit 2019. His insights have also been featured in the online edition of Manager Magazin and Ostkontakt Business Magazine.

Christoph received a doctorate in political science from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, a master’s in international studies from Birmingham University and a Bachelor of Jurisprudence from Oxford University. He also holds a certification in International Compliance and Anti-Corruption from the Institute for U.S. Law in Washington, D.C. and has completed the Wharton Business School’s Business Management for Security Executives program. He is fluent in German and English.

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