Experts

Only the best.
Not the first who comes along.

Our competence as an institute of learning is based on close cooperation with experts of various disciplines.

Our international network, grown and strengthened over many years, allows for continuous exchange of knowledge and experience.

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Hendrix
Ackle
Music
Swiss singer, pianist and composer. 
Terry L.
Anderson
Environmental science, economics
Researches the economics of property rights and markets — “free market environ­­mentalism” – as a solution to solving environmental problems
Christian
Bartsch
Resilience
Specialist for resilience and member of the Swiss expert network for burnout.
Robert
Batt
Addiction psychology
Advises wealthy families who are confronted with psycho­logical issues such as depression, addiction and anxiety.
Prof.
Alexander
Batthyány
Purpose
Teaches basic theoretical questions in psychology and cognitive science, and leads research on terminal lucidity and existential cognition.
Michael
Bursik
New Learning, agile working
Trained systemic coach and certified Lego Serious Play® trainer who worked in various HR and business functions while focusing on innovation.
Marcel
Bäni
Social competence, team skills
Consultant and coach of leaders in business, industry and politics.
Marco
Büchel
Motivation
Has been accompanying the Ski World Cup as an expert and co-commentator since he retired from world-class sport.
Meike
Bütikofer
Strategy development, value-based leadership
Accompanies companies, teams and managers in strategy and value processes according to systemic principles.
Dr.
Mark Haynes
Daniell
Family entrepreneurship, family governance
Founder of the Raffles Family Wealth Trust in Singapore and supports wealthy families in their vision development.
Dr.
Sebastian
Ehrensberger
Family entrepreneurship, family governance     
Specializes in family businesses on generational change, leadership, government, strategy, talent development and family.
Ole
Foerster
Movement, body
An expert in functional training, movement and rehabilitation.
Lorenz
Freudenberg
Family entrepreneurship, transformation processes, organizational development
Advises entrepreneurial families and supports them in the management of critical changes, management succession and in questions of team and organizational development at the top level.
Valentin L.
Frischknecht
Leadership development, team development
Specializes in the areas of employee management, team development and top team performance.
Christina
Frohn
Transformation, organizational and leadership development   
Accompanies executives of all levels during transformations.
Carlos A.
Gebauer
Law, communication
Lawyer, specialist lawyer for medical law, publicist and judge at the Higher Lawyers' Court in North Rhine-Westphalia.
Anna
Gellert
Nutrition, body
Nutritional scientist in the field of company health management.
Markus
Graf
Rowing, boat building   
Boat builder for racing shells.
Dr.
Lutz
Graumann
Individual performance
Sports medicine focuses on promoting and increasing individual performance. (Image: © Sebastian Schöffel)
Prof.
Giselher
Guttmann
Neuropsychology
Emeritus professor specializing in the fields of consciousness psychology, psychotherapy and its modern scientific principles.
Prof.
Maja
Göpel
Sustainability
As a political economist, she deals with sustainability issues at the intersection between business, politics and society. (Image: ©Jelka von Langen)
Dr.
Frank
Halter
Succession planning, family governance
Expert for succession planning, complexity and dynamics in family businesses.
Ulrike
Hug
Creativity
Is active in the field of art and photography. As an employee for the magazine publications of the NZZ am Sonntag, as well as a lecturer for various schools with a focus on design.
Clemens
Joos
Individual performance        
Expert for performance coaching with 25 years experience in global management.
Prof.
Lutz
Jäncke
Neuropsychology, music psychology
Works in the field of functional neuroanatomy and cortical plasticity in connection with learning.
Oliver
Karius
Philanthropy, sustainability, impact investing
CEO at LGT Venture Philan­­tropy, with two decades of experience in impact investing.
Harald
Karrer
Visualizations with heart and brain
Visualization specialist for graphic structures in presentations, moderation and people interaction.
Johan
Kegler
Rowing, team dynamics
Trainer on water and teacher for sport and history in Berlin.
Prof.
Erich
Kirchler
Business psychology 
Research topics: financial decisions in private house­­holds and tax psychology. Professor i.R. the University of Vienna, visiting professor at the University of Economics and Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna.
Dr.
Natalie
Knapp
Coping with complexity
Works as a philosopher, author and journalist and is a founding member of the professional association for philosophical practice.
Prof.
Reto
Knutti
Climate research      
Expert on climate physics and research on climate change.
Michael
Kotyk
Personality development
Trained in group dynamics, various areas of humanistic psychology, individual coaching and large group work, conflict management, breathing and meditation techniques as well as bioenergetics.
Prof.
Kurt R.
Leube
Economic science
Internationally influential authority in the academic tradition of the Austrian School of Economics.
Dr.
Chris
Luebkeman
Sustainability, future
Deals with future factors of change, with a deep sense of planetary responsibility.
Sibylle
Mäder
Happiness, resilience   
In-depth knowledge in HR Management, Bank Manage­­ment, Systemic Organizational Development, Theater Education, Existential Analysis Coaching and Mind­­fulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR).
Tell
Münzing
Transformation, sustainability
Consultant on transformation in the areas of sustainability strategy, corporate culture and management development.
Rasmus Nutzhorn, Experte für Nachhaltigkeit, Innovation und organisatorischer Wandel.
Rasmus
Nutzhorn
Sustainability, innovation and organisational transformation
Keynote speaker, lecturer, senior advisor and freelancer with a deep expertise within sustainability, innovation and organisational transformation. 
Andreas
Oertli
Strategic transformation, Senior Leadership Coach 
Coach and senior advisor in complex change processes. Accompanies organizations in critical situations in strategic transformation, corporate leadership and holistic reflection.
Prof.
Anna Maria
Pircher-Friedrich
Resilience
Specialist in human resources and coach for executives.
Andreas
Pisch
Personality structure
Teaches communication and personality, presentation and rhetoric, work organization and personal time management, memory training.
Dr.
Peter
Richner
Sustainability, circular economy in construction
Scientist and leader in energy and materials research.
Jogi
Rippel
Individual performance
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of TIGNUM.
Dr.
Frank
Ruff
Futurology, innovation      
Has many years of experience in various fields of futurology and innovation management in companies.
Dr.
Axel
Sauder
Strategic transformation   
Accompanies board members in demanding organizational transformations that require connectivity to strategy and economic challenges.
Dr.
Ina
Schmidt
Philosophy of life        
Reflects on and works on philosophical topics and terms for today's Lebenswelt.
Ulrich
Schnabel
Science journalist        
Multiple award-winning science editor of the Hamburg weekly newspaper DIE ZEIT.
Prof.
Klaus
Schweinsberg
Strategic leadership
Recognized expert in economic and strategic management as well as a well-known German media commentator.
Ven. Dr.
Bhante
Seelawansa
Abbot of a monastery in Sri Lanka, philosopher
Spiritual director of Theravada Buddhism and honorary member of the Theravada Group Salzburg.
Malvika
Singh
Management development  
Specializes in management development and has more than twenty years of experience as a manager in a multicultural environment.
Dr.
Katharina
Sommerrock
Sustainability, philanthropy, impact investing   
Has been working at the intersection of capital markets and positive effects on society and the environment for over 15 years.
Paul
Stahlberg
Rowing, team dynamics  
Health trainer, Dipl. ILP coach, consultant.
Michael
Steiner
Leadership
Development of managers – and those who want to become managers
Michael
Trybek
Humor
Qualified through unlimited learning and amazement in the inspirational school of life, works as a therapeutic clown, author, director & musician.
Xinglai
Yang
Tai Ji, calligraphy
Active artist with teaching assignments in East Asia and design.
Prof.
Thomas
Zellweger
Family companies, entrepreneurship
Researches family businesses and supports them in governance, succession and strategic issues.
Christoph
von Oldershausen
Workplace Health Promotion
As a sports scientist, he specializes in developing, implementing and continuously developing company-specific health concepts.
Angelika
von der Assen
Mindfulness      
Organizational psychologist of international leadership development for more than twenty years.
Prof.
Heinrich
von und zu Liechtenstein
Entrepreneurial family governance
Specializes in entrepreneurial finance, governance of entrepreneurial families and Impact Investing. He is co-author on several publications on private equity.