Corporate Governance & Compliance in Switzerland
Suurstoffi 9b,, 6343 Rotkreuz – Risch,, Zug
“Supporting individuals and corporates answering delicate questions related to Governance, Risk & Compliance. Acting as a Task Force and preparing exposed individuals preventing actability and saving reputation.” That is the mission of Sonja Stirnimann together with her team of Subject Matter Experts at Structuul AG. She and her team are specialised in preventing, detecting and responding to fraudulent incidents and non-compliance as well as in serving aggrieved parties in these situations.
We connect the dots between different disciplines of Corporate Governance, Risk, Compliance, Finance, Communication and Psychology. Especially in crisis and incidents of Non-Compliance, White-Collar and Cybercrime we act as the dedicated task force – on-site and if needed 24/7.
Structuul offers – along the lifecycle of Non-Compliance – services in the different stages of prevention, detection and response and has a broad experience in internal and external investigations (also regulatorily initiated by the DOJ, BAFIN, FMA, FINMA) in the financial services industry as well as in other industries (building, trading, pharmaceutical, governmental). The team has profound expertise in FCPA, UK Bribery Acts, OFAC, AML and other global regulations. We use the latest technology supporting our work for the client.
Expert in Non-Compliance, White-Collar Crime and Cybercrime
Sonja Stirnimann is one of those experts and speakers showing up with unlimited concentrated passion. It is not just a topic she strives for – she has a vision. For more than half of her life. There is a red line in everything she does and says. Fighting against non-compliance, white-collar crime and cybercrime. Professional, dedicated and authentic.
Her interaction with the audience lets everybody participating and electrify to analyze what’s going on in their own environment – business related and in their daily live. There are hardly any participants leaving the room without being motivated, curious and already in the process of reflecting what’s going on in their organizations.
As a profound expert in economic crime (white-collar crime, non-compliance and cyber-crime), Sonja Stirnimann counsels exposed responsible Executives and their organizations in a very discreetly manner. She strives for the actability and reputation of aggrieved parties in the case of incident – dedicated and focused!
Her different roles within the last 25 years of her professional experiences with global players supported her broad expertise in Investigations, Finance, Governance, Risk, Compliance and Communication as well as Crisis Management. The current roles of an independent Board Member, Member of professional ethics committee as well as the one of being an entrepreneur underline additional competencies. Sonja Stirnimann is specialized in white-collar-crime, non-compliance and cyber-crime within global active corporates and the comprehensive support of the aggrieved personalities. In these areas she unconditionally brings in all her experience focusing on the humans in their current challenging situations where they – most of the time – leave their own comfort zone. Accompanied by her – they reach more than they ever expected before in saving their reputation, managing the crisis of non-compliance, cyber and white-collar crime as well as establishing the facts.
By not only being an expert but rather a leader and even more a human. She always focuses on the human – no matter what kind of challenge she faces. With that approach she reaches far more the better result than many of the well-known experts – forgetting about the human factor. Her interview and negotiation techniques reach a level where others are just a stunning.
Not to forget that Sonja Stirnimann also has profound educations and trainings. She holds an international Executive M.B.A in Financial Services and Insurance, is Swiss Certified Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), is a Business Economist, holds a certificate in financial mathematics and statistics, is a Certified Executive Coach (ICF, CTI) as well as a Business Mediator (NCRC, SCCM).
She teaches at several global institutions, Universities, professional associations as well as for international acting corporates.
Whatever she does – she does it full of passion. Sonja is a highly appreciated person of trust (acting as sparring partner or “Advocatus Diaboli”) for many global active and exposed personalities with a tremendous responsibility in their organization.
EXPERTsuisse (former Swiss Institute of Certified Accountants and Tax Consultants)
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) (former Board Member)
Swiss Chamber of Commercial Mediation (SCCM) (former Board Member)
International Coaching Federation (ICF) │SwissVR, Switzerland │ Zug Chamber of Economy
The association of economic region ZUGWEST
Stirnimann S (2018): Der Mensch als Risikofaktor bei Wirtschaftskriminalität.
Handlungsfähig bei Non-Compliance und Cyberkriminalität. Springer Gabler, 2018 S. Stirnimann. (2017):
Der Wirtschaftsprüfer: Unbefangen & verantwortlich. In: Mathis A, Nobs R (Hrsg) Treuhand und Revision Jahrbuch 2017. WEKA Business Media AG, Zürich, S 63-98
Stirnimann S, Klett B (2017): Cyber-Crime: Verantwortung und Vorgehen im Ernstfall.Sicherheit & Recht. DIKE, S. 71 - 78
Stirnimann S, Klett B (2017): Handlungsfähigkeit im Ernstfall von Cyberkriminalität. Expert Suisse 847-851Show more +