Susann has 20 years of experience in consulting multinationals in the field of transfer pricing. Her expertise encompasses transfer pricing structuring, value chain transformation, system implementation, documentation and tax audit defense.
Susann's clients include several DAX 30 multinationals, as well as other US, European and Chinese corporations representing a wide range of industries. During the last years, Susann led a number of projects involving permanent establishments, complex restructurings including transfer of functions and post-merger integrations. Susann is a member of PwC's German Retail and Consumer Competence Team and the International Retail and Consumer Transfer Pricing Network. As such Susann has in-depth knowledge of industry specific transfer pricing aspects.
Susann is a certified speaker on German Federal Certified Tax Consultant Association's seminars and events and regularly speaks on international tax and transfer pricing conferences. She is a co-author of one of the leading German publications Borberg Praxishandbuch Verrechnungspreise and publishes frequently in national and international tax magazines on transfer pricing. Her recent publications include an article about service permanent establishments in China, an article about recent OECD developments regarding the profit attribution to dependent agent PEs and an article about draft APA regulations in Russia (all published in the magazine IWB), an article comparing German and OECD profit attribution rules for Dependent Agent PEs in the magazine ISR as well as an article on transfer pricing principles applicable for cash pool transactions in the Russian magazine Nalogoved.
Susann studied business economics and tax law at the Dresden Technical University, Germany, and Japanese and international tax law at the KEIO University Tokyo, Japan. She later enrolled at Maastricht University for postgraduate studies of international tax law. She is a German certified tax advisor (Steuerberater).