Patrick Kreutzer, LL.M.

Business lawyer & business IT specialist

Close Open Profile
  • Over 12 years of experience in the consulting / project business
  • Expert for the connection between IT and legal compliance
  • Specialization in digitization, automation and scalability of processes
  • Broad knowledge in related areas:
  • e.g. sales and (online) marketing
  • Fluent knowledge of English
  • 100% willingness to travel in the DACH region
Close Open Expertise
  • Management of extensive change projects
  • Introduction of digital processes
  • Project management according to Scrum and Kanban
  • Extremely fast networking across all hierarchical levels through discretion, empathy and professionalism 
Close Open Qualifications
  • Master of Science - Business Informatics
  • Master of Laws - Business Law
  • Bachelor of Arts - Taxation and Auditing
  • Speaker on the subject of process management and internal controls
  • Development and management of departments and teams (also in newly developed business areas)

Project examples

Prozess advisor | Project manager | Interim Manager IT & Legal

2015 - today, Kreutzer Consult, Mönchengladbach

Business lawyer and business IT specialist with basic studies in tax law. Many years of professional experience at the consulting level and in numerous change projects in a wide variety of areas and sizes, both in support of the project and in management roles. Longer-term assignments as interim legal officer / legal counsel, interim CFO or interim CIO are also possible by arrangement (interim management D&O insurance, also for organizational activities, is provided).

Project manager | Data protection and IT security consultants | Legal Counsel

2016 - today, auditing company

Coordination of IT audits or consulting services and change projects and, in some cases, participation, data analysis, including process mining. Assessment or improvement / development of ICS (control systems and processes within the meaning of IDW PS 261), development of CMS (compliance management systems), advice on data protection and IT security issues

Interim CFO

2015 - today, medium-sized craft company

Management sparring partner on management issues

Speaker | Co-author

2018 - Today, Div. Publishers

Participation in various publications on topics in the tax consulting and auditing industry such as:

- ICS (internal control system within the meaning of IDW PS 261)
- GoBD
- Process documentation according to GoBD

Process advisor quality management | Compliance Manager | Risk Manager

2017 - present, construction company

Process consulting, support for internal and external audits, risk analyzes, budget control, introduction and maintenance (software and hardware) of a digital knowledge management system (Wiki), introduction of a CMS (compliance management system)

Project manager automation and scaling

2020 - 2021, law firm

Establishment of an automated and scalable marketing & sales channel, coordination of interface development, industry & CRM software, goal: improving the response time to mandate requests, increasing customer satisfaction and eliminating possible sources of error in the process flow

Process advisor

2020-2021, personnel service provider

Advice on the digitization of processes, sparring partner and management coach

Change manager digitization | Process advisor

2018 - 2020, non-profit association in the social sector / NPO

Target / actual analysis of processes, introduction of DMS and knowledge management software and hardware, digitization of processes and training of employees

Interim head of department | Project development

2018 - 2020, tax consulting company

Establishment of a consulting division within the law firm, project and product development as part of the expansion of business consulting, acquisition of know-how in the field of IT and interfaces to clients, internal and external projects for digitization (including quality management, data protection, IT infrastructure )

Process advisor | data protection

2019, wholesale of electronics parts

Recording of the target / actual processes in the commercial area / accounting and IT, support in setting up a data protection management system, documentation of processes for the creation of GoBD-compliant process documentation, advice on issues of internal auditing and manual and system-controlled control systems

Process advisor | Advice on ICS

2018, industrial electronics service provider

Recording of the target / actual processes in the commercial area / accounting and IT, documentation of processes for the creation of GoBD-compliant procedural documentation, advice on issues of internal auditing and manual and system-controlled control systems


2013 - 2015, working student tax and auditing / auditing assistant

Participation in final audits, recording and checking processes and control systems, conducting discussions with all hierarchical levels in the company, monitoring inventory processes, fraud detection / risk analyzes (also industry-specific, e.g. MaRisk), participating in due diligence reviews, transfer pricing documentation, preparing financial accounts, annual financial statements and tax returns, participation in audits


Our office in the center of Mönchengladbach