Burkhard D. Sommer – Deputy Head, Maritime Competence Center, PwC
Deputy Head / Maritime Competence Center, PwC
Burkhard D. Sommer is a shipping expert and the deputy head of the Maritime Competence Center of PwC Germany and has more than 17 years experience in the maritime and logistics industry. Before joining PwC he worked in an automotive supplier. Burkhard holds a Master’s degree in Business Studies from the Private University Nordakademie in Elmshorn. He is fluent in German and English.
He has many years of comprehensive experience on projects for clients in the shipping sector worldwide, including several of the largest shipping companies (liners, ship owners and ship managing companies,..), shipyards, ship financing banks as well as ports, terminal operators and defense companies. He is a regular speaker at business schools and industry conferences with regard to shipping issues and trends and was an author and co author in maritime studies as well as other publications.
Burkhard D. Sommer supported national and international clients with regard to mergers & acquisitions, advised on business strategies and business valuations as well as on restructuring, deal and rescue solutions, process improvement and digitization projects.