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Karine Szegedi

Consumer Industry Leader

Karine is the Consumer industry lead, Audit Partner, Swiss Fashion & Luxury head and member of Deloitte Switzerland’s Executive committee. She has over 25 years of experience advising Swiss listed companies, multinationals, family businesses and start-ups, as well as leading global audit engagements. Besides her expertise on topics affecting consumer clients, she is also experienced in financial reorganisation, shared services centres and bond issuances.

Karine is the co-author of the world renown Deloitte’s Swiss watch industry study and is frequently interviewed on topics spanning fashion, luxury, watches, retail trends and consumer behaviour by national and international media including the Financial Times, Handelszeitung, New York Times, Le Temps and Vogue Business among others. She co-hosts Deloitte’s Luxury On Air podcast, moderates industry webinars and participates in international conferences.

She is a board member of EXPERTsuisse, part of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, Career Women’s Forum and an alumnae of American Swiss Foundation’s Young Leaders. Karine is a Swiss certified accountant and licenced auditor.