Karl advises directors and companies on a variety of complex financial and corporate communication issues. Karl has a background in journalism and many years of experience with various listed companies in various communication roles. Karl started his career as a correspondent in Russia, including for Reuters, after which he switched to Reuters in Amsterdam as a financial correspondent
After his journalistic career, he started as Senior Communications Manager at Ahold, where he developed strategic corporate communication programs for various internal and external stakeholder groups. He then held various communication positions at NN Investment Partners and most recently as Head of Press Office & Corporate Relations at Philips Lighting. Karl was born in the United States and speaks fluent English, Russian and Dutch.