Center for Strategy and Higher Leadership
Studies in Political Economics and Communication Science, University of Fribourg, Switzerland, University of Siena, Italy, and University of St. Andrews, UK; PhD, University of Fribourg. Formerly: 10 years with Bertelsmann including Business Editor, Financial Times Deutschland; Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Impulse; Editor-in-Chief, Capital, Germany's largest business magazine. Currently: Founder, Centre for Strategy and Higher Leadership. Chairman, Intes Foundation for Family Business, Germany. Personal adviser to chief executive officers and board members. Non-executive member, several boards including HSBC Trinkaus, Roland Insurance and Verlag für die Deutsche Wirtschaft. Professor, University of Applied Sciences Rhineland; teaches at German Armed Forces Command and General Staff College, Hamburg. Expertise: public choice, fiscal policy, small and mid-sized enterprises.