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DEKRA Compliance

DEKRA's promise

Employee integrity, reliability, and neutrality are our key values at DEKRA.Our clients, customers and business partners can expect that everyone who works at DEKRA possesses high ethical standards, reliably fulfills their obligations and acts as a fair business partner.

For this purpose, clear rules are important in order to know at all times what is permitted and what is not. With the DEKRA Compliance Guidelines, we have set ourselves binding guidelines worldwide that demand ethical and lawful behavior from all DEKRA employees and managers.

Reporting a compliance case

Tips can be reported anonymously with our Whistleblower Portal, but should a person wish to use their name, they are at no risk because they are protected from retaliation by law and policy.

In addition to the Whistle Blower Portal, compliance reports can be send to the email . The Chief Compliance Officer, Mr. Christian Köhn, is available at the Hotline +49 711 7861 1361. Otherwise the central point of contact for the DEKRA Compliance Organization is the Compliance Office, Ms. Tanja Schmitt Tel. +49 711 7861 1909.

Regional Compliance Officers

The Regional Compliance Officers represent a region or country´s Compliance organization within the DEKRA Group. They coordinate compliance efforts across service units and service lines and train employees according to local laws and regulations. Further they are responsible for the evaluation and investigation of compliance incidents and are a point of contact for complaints or tips. The Regional Compliance Officers have a direct reporting function to the Chief Compliance Officer.

Country / OrganizationCompliance OfficerContact
DEKRA SEChristian Köhn (Chief Compliance Officer)+49.711.7861-1361
DEKRA AkademieTorben Grotz+49.7117861-3606
DEKRA Automobil (Testing)Volker Nöske+49.35754.7344-509
DEKRA Automobil (Expertise)Bernd Grüninger+49.7117861-2675
DEKRA Automobil (Industry)Dr. Sebastien Sigle+49.711.7861-2041
DEKRA CertificationAndreas Bender+49.7117861-2613
DEKRA Temp WorkKerstin Ihrig+49.7117861-3222
Countries Compliance OfficerContact
Czech RepublicRenata Peskova+42.026728833
ItalyVerena Zambotti
Lucia Vittoria Del Raso
PolandHanna Korol+48.717496925
CountriesCompliance OfficerContact
EnglandChris Blue+44.1494 480500
Netherlands Carla Everhard
Marissa Masmeijer
CountriesCompliance OfficerContact
FranceSerge Kowouvih+33.157759884
MoroccoSerge Kowouvih+33.157759884
Portugal Lúcia Cruz+35.121898-1020
Spain Francisco Forster+34.619 052440
Swiss Serge Kowouvih+33.157759884
CountriesCompliance OfficerContact
Brazil Renato Carvalho+55.11 4418-7043
CanadaMichael KernsMobile: 316-272-6818
ChileAlexis Mignogna+56.22577- 8003
Costa RicaMichael KernsMobile: 316-272-6818
MexicoMichael KernsMobile: 316-272-6818
United StatesMichael KernsMobile: 316-272-6818
CountryCompliance OfficerContact
ChinaCynthia Xu+86.21.60567656
CountryCompliance OfficerContact
South AfricaGavin Wright+27.16454 0704
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