Torsten Wolf


  • EMEA
  • Investigation Services
  • Ethics and Compliance Consulting
  • Litigation and Dispute Support

Torsten Wolf leads Control Risks’ forensics practice in Germany. Based in Frankfurt, Torsten has more than 15 years’ professional experience in planning and executing small- to large-scale projects, according to standards such as FCPA, UK Bribery Act or German competition and anti-corruption laws. In doing so, he often works alongside internal and external counsel, compliance officers, internal investigation teams and prosecution authorities.

Torsten’s specific areas of expertise include due diligence and compliance consulting, bribery and corruption investigations, regulatory enquiries, and forensic accounting.

Recent tasks that Torsten has worked on include:

  • Project manager of a set of compliance reviews at international subsidiaries of a construction and facility management conglomerate.
  • Work stream leader (internal controls; policies and procedures; restructuring) of an OFAC sanctions remediation project at a German financial institution.
  • Project manager of an internal investigation into an embezzlement scheme operated during a range of construction projects in the south of Germany. Work included preparing the client for potential criminal proceedings and liaising with the German police. 
  • Project manager of a large-scale global investigation into potential annual financial statements misrepresentation of a multinational business conglomerate.
  • Project manager of an internal investigation of the American branch of a German financial institution relating to breaches of internal policies prohibiting the use of the bank's resources for personal use as well as discrimination in favour of, or against, employees for sexual reasons or reasons based upon the employee's sex.

  • Torsten has a diploma of Business Administration from University of Applied Science Mainz. Before joining Control Risks, Torsten worked in the Forensic Services department of a “Big 4” accounting firm in Frankfurt and the finance team of a multinational pharmaceutical company. Torsten is German and fluent in English.

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