Dr. Irina Karsunke - about me

born in Moscow

finished A levels in Moscow (Abitur)

Studies of economics and business administration at Moscow Steel and Alloys Institute(MISIS)   Technical University with an international reputation
Studies: business administration and management of the metallurgical industry.
Certificate: Dipl.-Ing.- Oec. Certificate with honouring.

Doctorate to Dr. oec.

Certified tax advisor

Foreign languages English (fluently), Spanish (fluently), Russian (fluently)


Professional stations

  • Scientific assistant in the Technical University Mining Academy (TU Bergakademie) in Freiberg, Saxony.
  • Audit assistant and Experienced Senior in a big American Audit and Tax advisory Companies, one of the Big-Five audit companies.
  • Audit Manager in the international corporate audit department of a DAX 30 company (sections: chemical distribution, transport and logistics, construction markets, steel and material trade, shipping companies, tyre service. Turnover: 12 milliards €, 42,000 employees).
  • Head of Internal Audit of an well known European manufacturer of window and door fittings and door locking systems (market leader with a turnover of 250 millions €, 2,000 employees, 12 locations, family enterprises since 1854).
  • General Manager of the Spanish subsidiary (turnover: 10 million €, 30 employees), parallel to the job as Head of internal group audit.
  • Chief executive East and authorized signatory (Prokura) of the above mentioned Family Group company (East turnover : over 30 millions €, 80 employees).
  • Interim Manager, CFO of a well known European manufacturer of bicycles and E-Bikes (Turnover: 60 millions €, 800 employees, 4 locations).
  • Interim Head of Corporate finance, legal affairs & procurement of an agricultural SDAX company (Turnover: 1,260 millions €, 5,300 employees, 65 locations).
  • Since 2014 Dr. Karsunke International Consulting. DR-KARSUNKE-CONSULTING.DE.