Prof. Dr. Sven Hayn, Dr. Michael Wiese (Ernst & Young)

Prof. Dr. Sven Hayn

GSA Managing Partner Assurance Strategy | Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

Dr. Michael Wiese

GSA Assurance Research and Development Leader | Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft


Opportunities and challenges applying Process Mining in financial audits


Prof. Dr. Sven Hayn: As Managing Partner for EYs Assurance Strategy Prof. Dr. Sven Hayn and his team develop strategies to continuously improve the quality of the audit. As an Assurance Partner Sven has extensive experience serving DAX 30 clients and distinguished large, top-end clients for more than 25 years. Sven serves as Professor for International Accounting at the University of Hamburg; he is a German CPA and holds a certificate as US CPA. He serves as chairman of the Annual IFRS® Congress in Berlin in cooperation with the IFRS® Foundation since 2002 and is a well-known author and speaker at different national and international conferences. Sven is a member of various professional committees and stakeholder groups.

Dr. Michael Wiese is responsible partner for research and development for EYs Assurance Business in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. His interdisciplinary team focusses on enabling emerging technologies in the audit of financial statements, such as data analytics, artificial intelligence and process mining. Michael joined EY in 2006 after his studies in management science, taxation, law and auditing. As certified public auditor, Michael has strong expertise in auditing clients from different industries and sizes following diverse legal and financial frameworks. His PhD research studies focussed on the concept of a data driven audit that became part of EYs Digital Audit. Michael is lecturer for Auditing, Business Valuation and Management at University of Essen to enable the transfer between theory and practice.