Financial advisory firm Protiviti opens office in Amsterdam

23 January 2006

Protiviti has opened a new office in The Netherlands. The office, located in Amsterdam, is led by Carl Messemaeckers van de Graaf and Carolina Wielinga. The two experienced former KPMG consultants are responsible for the furtherdevelopment of the Dutch practice.  

Protiviti is a financial advisory firm specialized in risk consulting, financial advisory and IT consulting. The consulting firm has 1,500 consultants in 40 offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Jonathan Burnett, responsible for all European operations at Protiviti:

"Following successful launches in France, Italy and Great Britain, we are convinced that the Dutch market offers huge growth potential for Protiviti.

As in other European countries, we see that many consulting firms in the Netherlands provide advice in the areas of risk management, but none of them are as independent, specialized and globally present as Protiviti. This is an important step in our international growth and our opportunities to support clients worldwide".

Amsterdam - Protiviti

About Carl Messemaeckers van de Graaf

Carl Messemaeckers van de Graaf has over ten years of experience in the implementation and improvement of internal control frameworks in compliance with laws and regulations such as Tabaksblat and Sarban. He comes from KPMG, where he worked in the field of Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Audit and Corporate Governance. Within Protiviti he will continue to mainly focus on Corporate Governance, Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk Management.

About Carolina Wielinga

In her previous at KPMG job Carolina Wielinga constructed the consulting practice focussing on Finance and Accounting within the Consumer and Industrial Markets. She has extensive experience in managing large-scale multidisciplinary projects for international clients. Before that she was involved in the design of the Risk Consulting practice within Arthur Andersen and worked in the external and internal audit. Within Protiviti Carolina will focus on providing services regarding Finance and Accounting.


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