With a focus on federal and state administrations, as well as communal organisations, Mr Skopp specialises in the following:
- Controlling and consultancy for complex transformation projects within the scope of modernising public-sector budgeting and accounting, organisational changes in public service structures and the implementation of industry policy projects
- Profitability, organisational and process optimisation
- Assessing costs of bureaucracy and regulatory costs
- Programme and project management for complex public-sector programmes
Robert Skopp started his 19-year career at the Institute for Economic Research in Halle (IWH), where he performed analyses in the field of economic foundation research and authored various municipal expert opinions on and regional policy for public-sector purchasers.
After joining the State Chancellery of Saxony-Anhalt, he took over the task of establishing a planning team for the state prime minister. His main tasks included providing personal consultancy to the prime minister and the heads of the state chancellery in economic and financial matters (e.g. reforms of federation-state fiscal equalisation, Solidarity Pact II). He began his career in consultancy for public authorities as a senior consultant in 2001. In 2004, Mr Skopp joined a large accountancy firm as an authorised signatory; his responsibilities included projects in the areas of profitability and organisational improvements in public-sector and voluntary service organisations. During this time, Mr Skopp supervised many mandates from federal and provincial ministries, municipalities and non-profit organisations, especially in the scope of implementing optimisation in budgeting, cash systems and accounting.
In the course of his career, Mr Skopp has gained strong expertise in the introduction of new control instruments to public-sector institutions, in profitability and IT requirements analysis for public-sector organisations, optimising organisational processes and implementing restructuring measures.