Switzerland Chapter

Switzerland Chapter #104

About ACFE Global 

 

Global ORGANISATION
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with more than 75,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud world-wide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession.

Based in Austin, Texas, the ACFE (an US Association) was founded in 1988 by preeminent fraud expert and author, Dr. Joseph T. Wells, CFE, CPA. Dr. Wells’ insight as an accountant-turned-FBI agent led to the formation of a common body of knowledge known today as fraud examination.


Global mISSION
The mission of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is to reduce the incidence of fraud and white-collar crime and to assist the Membership in fraud detection and deterrence. To accomplish our mission, the ACFE:  

  • Provides bona fide qualifications for Certified Fraud Examiners through administration of the CFE Examination
  • Sets high standards for admission, including demonstrated competence through mandatory continuing professional education
  • Requires Certified Fraud Examiners to adhere to a strict code of professional conduct and ethics
  • Serves as the international representative for Certified Fraud Examiners to business, government and academic institutions
  • Provides leadership to inspire public confidence in the integrity, objectivity, and professionalism of Certified Fraud Examiners

 

About ACFE Switzerland Chapter    

 

CHAPTER ORGANISATION
The ACFE Switzerland Chapter is organised by ACFE members who reside in Switzerland and share an interest in the detection and deterrence of fraud.

The ACFE Switzerland Chapter (a Swiss Association, founded in 2004 as Chapter No. 104) is one of more than 140 ACFE Chapters worldwide and acts as local representative of the ACFE USA, providing continued support for more than 250 ACFE members residing in Switzerland of which more than 100 are registered with the Switzerland Chapter.

 

CHAPTER ACTIVITIES
The ACFE Switzerland Chapter primarly:  

  • Serves as networking platform: Opportunity to connect and collaborate with other anti-fraud professionals in Switzerland and worldwide, in addition to particpating in local programs and events that promote awareness of the profession
  • Provides qualitiy events and training: Fullfillment of continuing education requirements. All local Chapter Luncheons, Seminars and Workshops are planned by fellow ACFE members and focus all the lastest fraud topics
  • Promotes fraud awareness:  Rewarding opportunities to promote the importance of fraud prevention and detection and address the fraud-related needs of local community.


CHAPTER BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND AUDITOR   

 President

 Michael Dietrich

 Swiss CBE, CFE

 Basle

 Vicepresident

 John Ederer

 Dip Acc FCA, CFE

 Zurich

 Secretary   

 Peter Jüstel   

 Attorney, CFE, CAMS

 Zurich

 Treasurer  Matthias Schmid  EMBL-HSG, Business Economist FH, CFE  Basle
 Director  Maxime Chretien  EMBL-HSG, Business Economist FH, CFE  Geneva

 Director 

 Ernst Esslinger

 Swiss CA, CFE

 Zurich

 Director

 Susanne Grau Schär

 MLaw, MAS ECI, CFE

 Zug

   
   

 Auditor

 Christian Murmann

 Banking Consultant

 Lausanne

  

 

 

 

 Past

 Lucius R. Blattner (2007-2008)

 Attorney, CFE, BBA, CAMS

 Zurich

 Presidents

 Haluk F. Gursel     (2004-2006)

 PH D, CFE, DFGM, CPA

 Geneva