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Germany's contact member

Paul Hubbard is the Contact Member for Germany. He is your single point of contact for members' enquiries and acts as an ambassador in promoting the ICAEW's strategy and brand within Germany.

Contact Member's details

Mr Paul Hubbard FCA

Tel: + 49 172 6767 222
Email: paul.hubbard@t-online.de

Address:
Kilbachweg 15
Idstein
65510, Germany

Biography

Photograph of Paul Hubbard 

Paul qualified as an ACA in 1979 and as a Wirtschaftsprüfer (German Chartered Accountant) in 1994. Since July 1984, Paul worked at KPMG in Frankfurt, initially as Audit Manager before January 1992 where he became Director (Partner). While officially in the audit department, his role encompassed all manner of activities on behalf of foreign clients in Germany.

Such activities range from due diligence work, investigations and acquisitions through to providing support and advice in start-up situations, as well as statutory audit work. It involved working constantly with US, UK and German GAAP as well as IFRS.

Paul trained and qualified with Coopers and Lybrand in London. He was then based as an Audit Senior/Supervisor for Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) in Munich and as an Audit Manager in Istanbul, primarily responsible for the audits of multinational clients (US, UK and German) wishing to invest in Turkey.

Paul retired from KPMG in November 2015 and now works free-lance by running his own German-English translation practice.

As well as being the Contact Member for Germany, Paul was an ICAEW Council Member between 1999 and 2005, having been co-opted to represent Continental Europe.

Paul enjoys most sports, especially tennis and golf (as a participant), and football, rugby and cricket (as an armchair enthusiast). Also reading, cultural travel and spending time with his family and garden.