The graduate legal expert and economist DDr. Alexander Petsche, MAES (Brügge) is lawyer and partner in the law firm Baker & McKenzie. He specializes in the introduction and further development of compliance management systems, internal investigations and commercial disputes as well as commercial criminal law. For the native of Vienna, standards are "opportunities for further development and the basis of free competition."
Petsche chairs Committee 265 "Compliance Systems" of Austrian Standards, is one of the main authors of the practitioners' guide "Compliance Management Systems (CMS) – ONR 192050“, chief instructor of a course for certified compliance officers and head of the Austrian delegation for ISO 19600. The multiple national karate champion of Austria names consistency and sustainability as his key personality traits. Alexander Petsche represents the committee chairpersons on the Presidential Council of Austrian Standards.