Dr. Anna-Maija Mertens

Full-time board member

Dr. Anna-Maija Mertens has been a full-time board member at DICO since April 2024. From 2014 to March 2024, Dr. Mertens was Managing Director of the anti-corruption organization Transparency International Deutschland e.V., having previously worked as Director of the Finnish Institute in Germany as a political scientist with a doctorate. In her previous activities, Dr. Mertens was particularly involved in innovation management, both in a management consultancy in Bonn and at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster. Dr. Mertens‘ academic work focuses on institutionalism and the legitimacy of political decision-making. She teaches German and international courses at the Berlin School of Economics and Law and at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt.


Dr. Christoph Klahold


Attorney-at-law Dr. Christoph Klahold is an expert in compliance and corporate governance.

Christoph Klahold has been Chief Compliance Officer of the BMW Group since January 01, 2021. Previously, he was General Counsel and Group Chief Compliance Officer of insurance group Munich Re until July 2020 and Chief Compliance Officer of Essen-based industrial group thyssenkrupp from 2012-2018, where he played a key role in shaping and implementing its value-based global compliance program after working through a number of high-profile compliance cases.

From October-December 2020, he served as a senior advisor to the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), bringing his extensive practical experience in setting up and implementing compliance programs to strategy consulting across all industries. Christoph Klahold is a member of the advisory board of the professional journal CCZ and has published various articles and professional essays on the topics of compliance and corporate governance. In 2014, he was nominated for „Corporate Counsel of the Year“ at the annual award of the Global Competition Review (GCR).



Meinhard Remberg


Dipl.-Kfm. Meinhard Remberg is General Manager of SMS GmbH and responsible for Compliance and Internal Audit. He has held various positions in the SMS group for almost 30 years.

Since 2004, he has focused more on risk management and compliance and has given presentations at numerous conferences and events.

He has been Chairman of the Compliance Management Working Group at VDMA since 2010.

Mr. Remberg is the author of technical articles and co-editor of the „CCZ – Zeitschrift für Corporate Compliance“, which is published by C.H.Beck since 2008.


Markus Jüttner

Markus Jüttner has been a partner in the Forensic & Integrity Services practice at EY since June 2022. He advises organizations on compliance, culture and integrity issues. Previously, he was Vice President of Compliance at the DAX-listed group E.ON for more than seven years. He started his career at Clifford Chance, later he was Senior Legal Counsel at EnBW and then Head of the Antitrust and Competition Law Department at Ruhrgas AG. Mr. Jüttner is also a lecturer at the University of Heidelberg in the sociology of organization course and at the Ludwigshafen University of Applied Sciences in the international human resources management and organization course. Within DICO, he is not only a board member, but also head of the working group „Behavioral Compliance & Ethics“.


Dr. Rainer Markfort

Dr. Rainer Markfort is a partner in the Berlin office of the global law firm Dentons. His focus is on advising companies in crisis situations. He supports internal investigations and the development of compliance systems. In addition, he has been advising on the restructuring and reorganization of companies for many years. Dr. Markfort studied in Münster and Paris and was a trainee lawyer in Berlin. He began as a lawyer with White & Case in 1992 and joined Mayer Brown in 2006 before joining Dentons in 2015.



Dr. Philip Matthey, LL.M.

As Head of Governance, Risk and Compliance / Chief Compliance Officer of the Traton Group (formerly Volkswagen Truck & Bus AG) and MAN SE, Dr. Philip Matthey is responsible for the compliance program to combat corruption, money laundering and antitrust violations as well as risk management and the internal control system. Dr. Matthey was previously Compliance Officer at thyssenkrupp AG. Dr. Matthey began his career with international law firms in Cologne and Brussels in the areas of antitrust law and M&A. Dr. Matthey is also a lecturer for the Compliance Program at the Frankfurt School of Finance.



Nina Stoeckel, LL.M.

Nina Stoeckel, LL.M. has been leading the global Ethics & Compliance team at Boehringer Ingelheim since 01.01.2023 with a focus on a risk-based and integrated compliance program for the Human Pharma and Veterinary Medicine divisions. Previously, she built up the Group Legal & Compliance Operations department at Merck KGaA from 2019 – 2022 and drove innovation in the legal department. Another station at Merck was the Global Compliance Program & Support and Nina Stoeckel worked as Compliance Officer for Boehringer Ingelheim in Germany and in the Corporate Strategy & Development department from 2008 – 2014. She began her professional career as an in-house lawyer and project manager at a legal publishing house of the Süddeutsche Verlagsgruppe. Nina Stoeckel is involved in the Liquid Legal Institute and the BUJ and appears as a speaker.


Dr. Marie von der Groeben

Dr. Marie v. der Groeben has been Chief Compliance Officer at Deutsche Telekom since November 2021. Prior to this, the fully qualified lawyer had already spent more than 10 years in senior compliance roles at other companies – from 2018 to 2021 as Head of GRC Compliance at TRATON SE and from 2011 to 2017 as Head of Compliance Awareness & Prevention at MAN SE. Prior to joining the industry, Ms. von der Groeben worked for several years as an attorney in the corporate litigation department at the international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (2004 – 2010). Ms. von der Groeben has been involved with DICO for many years. Initially, she was a member of the Training and Continuing Education Working Group; then, in 2019, she initiated the Policy Management Working Group, which she co-chaired with Katrin Löffler until 2021.