Karsten Verhaegen joined Saffelberg in 2015 as Accounting and Tax Manager. He is responsible for the overall bookkeeping and tax management of Saffelberg and its subsidiaries.
Karsten will also support Saffelberg’s team regarding accounting and tax matters in a broad sense (M&A transactions, tax audits, …)
Prior to joining Saffelberg he worked as an accountant and tax advisor for an independent accounting firm.
In this period Karsten also acquired lots of experience working for a client in the private equity environment, as such acquiring an in depth knowledge in tax and accounting topics for investment companies, suc as topics relating to restructurings, mergers, tax planning, tax audits, …
Karsten studied at the Catholic High School of Leuven where he obtained his certificate in Accounting and Tax and also his Postgraduate certificate in Tax.
In 2013 -2014 Karsten obtained additional degrees in Tax and Company law.