Hans-Joachim joined EY in 2003 where he deploys more than 25 years professional experience in the financial services and tax consulting sector as a partner.

Jochen is responsible for tax transparency initiatives as well as operational tax issues like Swiss stamp taxes, withholding tax issues. He also advises on financing structures, and in EY is additionally responsible for projects and thought leadership in the broader area of "tax transparency".

Jochen was previously deputy tax director at a Zurich-based private bank.

He advised several governments in initiating agreements with the U.S. on the implementation of FATCA and advised central banks on tax policy issues.

In 2016, he was awarded the prize for Leading Individual Advisor by "WealthBriefing" (wealthbriefing.com).  Jochen holds a doctorate in tax law and a master in business administration (finance & accounting) of the University of  St. Gall (lic. oec. HSG).  He is a qualified Swiss tax adviser and a Certified Financial Planner CFP®.