Professor Dr. Klaus Schweinsberg
is the Chairman of the Centre for Strategy and Higher Leadership und Founding Board Member of the European Center for Digital Competitiveness of ESCP Europe. As personal advisor, he is coaching renowned entrepreneurs and high-ranking top-managers in Asia, Europe and the US. Professor Schweinsberg is lecturing at several university and the German Armed Forces Command and General Staff College Hamburg. In 2009 the World Economic Forum (WEF) appointed him as one of 200 “Young Global Leaders” (YGL).
An eloquent keynote speaker, Klaus Schweinsberg appears regularly on TV and is a sought after commentator in leading media in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He has authored or published various books on “Business Ethics”, “Corporate Governance” and “System Change”. His latest book “Anständig führen” (Attentive Leadership) was published in April 2014. In his dynamic presentations, Klaus Schweinsberg speaks freely and preferably without the use of slides. He speaks either in German, English, French or Italian.
Klaus Schweinsberg studied economics, social sciences and communication science at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland), the University of Siena (Italy) and the University of St. Andrews (Scotland). He is member of the Governance Commission for family-owned businesses and was Editor in Chief and Publisher of the renowned German business magazines, CAPITAL and IMPULSE. Furthermore he is a member of the Royal Over-Seas League as well as member of several supervisory boards and advisory committees.