Borbala Rojahn

Associate Director

  • Europe
  • Due Diligence
  • Ethics and Compliance Consulting

Borbála Rojahn is leading the Business Intelligence practice covering Eastern Europe and German speaking countries. She is versed in integrity due diligence, fraud investigations and providing ethics and compliance consultancy. She has participated in compliance reviews and transaction testing and has offered business integrity risk consulting to international companies operating in the region.

Recent tasks that Borbála has worked on include:

  • Implemented a pre-employment screening process at a key automotive sector company including several hundreds of subsidiaries worldwide, taking into consideration the local legal requirements and in agreement with the requirements of the worker council. She has overseen the delivery of several hundreds of background checks yearly for this client.
  • Led a Europe wide business intelligence project concerning the planned launch of a medical equipment, which was suspected to infringe the patent rights of a pharmaceutical producer. The intelligence gathering included public record research, discreet enquiries with sources from the pharmaceutical sector and site visits.
  • Participated in an anti-corruption risk assessment of the German operations of an international engineering company, including interviews with key company personnel, process walkthroughs with key control owners, data analysis, document review and testing of company transactions to identify potential corruption risks. 
  • Managed an extensive integrity due diligence in the German, Swiss and Austrian IT sector. Control Risks’ in-depth analysis of public records, complemented by extensive enquiries with local sources provided information to assess potential future operational, reputational and financial risks. Assisting the client throughout the pre-transaction process, Control Risks provided intelligence and recommendations that facilitated a well-founded negotiation of the transaction. 

  • Before joining Control Risks, Borbála was a researcher in a research project financed by the Robert Bosch Foundation, which looked at sustainable agricultural development in Eastern Europe and East Africa. The project was hosted by the Centre for Development Research in Bonn, Germany. Previously, Borbála worked as an operative controller at Praktiker Ltd. in Budapest (Hungary), where she was in charge of building and developing the operative controlling area.

    Borbála holds a B.Sc. in international business from the Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj, Romania, and a master’s degree in economics from the Central European University in Budapest. Her work for the Centre for Development Research led to her being awarded a Ph.D. by the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Bonn. Borbála holds the credential of Certified Internal Auditor from the Institute of Internal Auditors, of Certified Fraud Examiner with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the credential of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) professional from the Open Compliance and Ethics Group (OCEG). Borbála is an ethnic Hungarian, born in Romania. She speaks fluent Hungarian, Romanian, English and German.


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