Peter D'hondt

Peter D'hondt

Managing Partner, Assurance Leader, PwC Belgium

Peter started his career in 1993 at Coopers & Lybrand in Antwerp. From 1993 until 2000, he was involved in auditing large and medium-sized companies in various industries (pharma, retail & distribution, software & internet). From summer 2000 until summer 2002, Peter worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in San Jose, California, where, as a manager, he was responsible for auditing large and medium-sized companies and was also involved in IPOs on NASDAQ. Upon his return in Belgium, Peter joined the Brussels-based Global Capital Markets Group (“GCMG”).

As a Director within the GCMG, he acquired key experience in IFRS and US GAAP. Peter was also involved in various capital market transactions, both in Belgium and cross-border.

As an Assurance Partner, Peter is mainly serving clients reporting under IFRS or US GAAP, with European headquarters in Belgium


  • Master degree in Applied Economics – Antwerp University (UFSIA, 1992)
  • MA Applied Economics  - Antwerp University (UFSIA, 1998)
  • Registered Auditor and a member of the Belgian institute of company auditors (IBR/IRE, since 1997)

Other professional activities

  • Invited Lecturer at Antwerp University (UA), Antwerp Management School (AMS) and Leuven University (KU Leuven) at seminars on IFRS and deontology of the auditor;
  • Co-author of publications as a member of the prospectus commission of the Belgian institute of company auditors (IBR/IRE) – “Guidelines to the auditor in prospectus and other related engagements” – ICCI, 2009;
  • Co-author of book “Openbare aanbiedingen en prospectus – de wet van 16 juni 2006” – Vanden Broele, 2007;
  • Chief Quality Officer within PwC in Belgium (2007 – 2011)


  • With PwC since 1993


  • IFRS
  • External audit
  • Internal controls