Our Experts

In order to expand our areas of expertise, we work very closely with our network of international experts from the fields of science and business. Through this first-class relationship, we are able to offer unique opportunities for exchanging knowledge and experience. Take a look at our experts and get to know them better.

  • Aeschbacher, Franz

    Franz Aeschbacher, born in 1952, is a musician and drummer specialized in free improvisation, Jazz, Rock and New Music. For 40 years he has taught drums, rhythm and musical improvisation to adults and children...

  • Anderson, Terry L. (Prof.)

    Prof. Terry L. Anderson is a native of Montana (USA), and began his teaching career at Montana State University. He is the former Executive Director of PERC (Property and Environment Research Center), a think...

  • Batt, Robert

    Robert Batt is the founder and chairman of The Recovery Centre in London. His team at The Recovery Centre specializes in helping leading individuals and families to overcome psychological difficulties including depression, addiction and...

  • Batthyány, Alexander (Prof.)

    holds the Viktor Frankl Chair for Philosophy and Psychology at the International Academy of Philosophy in the Principality of Liechtenstein; teaches theory of Cognitive Science at Vienna University’s; is director of the Viktor Frankl...

  • Berera, Primo

    painter and photographer; organizational developer; focus on artistic cooperation; leading individual projects as well as integrated overall concepts in workshops or art and design installations

  • Bouillon, Hardy (Prof.)

    Prof. Dr. Hardy Bouillon, a native of Germany, studied philosophy and art history in Oxford, Albuquerque, and Trier, Germany, where he currently teaches philosophy. Multiple guest professorships have taken him to European universities, including...

  • Büchel, Marco

    Growing up in a rural region of Liechtenstein, entertainment in the 1970s was very limited. Through much creativity and an urge to move, Marco Büchel found his way to sports. An odyssey through many...

  • Canegrati, Emanuele (Prof.)

    studied Economics and Finance; teaches International Taxation and collaborates with Magna Carta Foundation; has worked as a visiting researcher; served for several years as economist; research focuses on international taxation, public and private finance;...

  • Daniell, Mark Haynes (Dr.)

    founder and chairman of Raffles Family Wealth Trust; former director of Bain & Company (Asia); over 20 years of experience as a consultant; graduated from Oxford University and from the Harvard Law School...

  • Ehrensberger, Sebastian (Dr.)

    Founder and CEO of Rhodion Advisors in Düsseldorf; supported leading European family businesses through generational transition, leadership, governance, strategy, talent development and family cohesion; cooperates with his exclusive partner BanyanGlobal (Boston, USA); sits on...

  • el Sehity, Tarek Josef (Dr.)

    study of psychology at the universities René Descartes Paris, Humanuniversität Liechtenstein, University “La Sapienza” in Rome; PhD at the University of Vienna; lectures on the psychology of money at numerous European universities; psychological counseling...

  • Fischer, Ernst Peter (Prof.)

    studied mathematics and physics at the University of Cologne; graduated in biology at the California institute of technology in Pasadena (USA); diploma of PhD got he in 1977 and habilitation in the history of...

  • Fopp, Leonhard (Dr. oec.)

    studied business administration at the University of St. Gallen; entrepreneur and business consultant; president of the FBA Family Business Association; founder of the renowned SCG St. Gallen Consulting Group; long-standing lecturer at the University...

  • Frey, Dirk

    Dirk Frey draws the necessary strength for the hugely demanding professional life of today from the soothing depths of meditation. He focuses on targeting stress management and building resilience through relaxation, sleep and regeneration,...

  • Frieden, Tanja

    gold medal winner in snowboard cross at Turin in 2006; training as a neuro-coach and participated in logo synthesis and EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique); independent entrepreneur; ardent sportswoman; guest speaker

  • Gebauer, Carlos A.

    studied philosophy, history, law and music theory; certified specialist (Fachanwalt) for medical legal and social security issues, and was also appointed judge advocate; tought classes in Health- and Social Law; appeared as criminal lawyer...

  • Graf, Markus

    trained boat builder; 5-year traineeship as a racing boat builder; independent boat builder with his own boatyard in Kreuzlingen on Lake Constance

  • Graumann, Lutz (Dr.)

    Dr. Lutz Graumann is a sports medicine enthusiast. He oversees the performance medical testing and client medical coaching for TIGNUM.

  • Guttmann, Giselher (Prof.)

    Prof. Giselher Guttmann was born in Vienna and is one of the leading neuropsychologists in Austria. After completing his studies in psychology and zoology he then became an assistant in the Institute of Psychology at...

  • Halter, Frank (Dr.)

    Dr. Frank Halter is a co-founder and member of the executive board for the Center for Family Business at the University of St. Gallen (CFB-HSG) and member of the executive board and Head of...

  • Hasler, Daniel

    Daniel Hasler studied social education and social management in St. Gallen and Bregenz. He is also a movement therapist and holds 2 dan in aikido. Hasler has many years of experience in working with...

  • Hug, Ulrike

    Studied german language and sociology; diploma as a designer FH / cultural studies department in Zurich; head of culture projects; german teacher and tutor for photographic design

  • Jäncke, Lutz (Prof.)

    biology, psychology and brain research studies; at the Beth Israel Hospital of the Harvard Medical School; Senior Researcher at the Nuclear Research Center in Jülich; professor of Neuropsychology at the University of Zurich; over...

  • Joos, Clemens

    is a Performance Coach for TIGNUM with 25 years of global management experience.

  • Kappler, Ekkehard (Prof.)

    professor at the Institut für Organisation und Lernen University Innsbruck; chair of the department for managerial accounting and organisational culture; founder and for many years the dean of the Faculty of Business Administration and...

  • Kegler, Johan

    rowing association coaching “A-License”; master’s degree in competitive sports; graduated from the University of Constance with a diploma in history, politics, art and media; assistant coach in Canada and Switzerland; federation coach and school...

  • Keller, Claude

    degree in physics; MBA; actor; specialist for rediscovering personal happiness; burnout, dealing with stress and emotions; combines traditional coaching techniques with concepts from acting; coach in the fields of relaxation, burnout, sleep and strengthening...

  • Kirchler Erich (Prof.)

    habilitation in psychology from the University of Linz; professor of economic psychology at the University of Vienna; guest professor at various universities all over the world; various scientific publications; author of several books

  • Knapp, Natalie (Dr.)

    Dr. Natalie Knapp, born in 1970, is a philosopher, author and journalist. She is a founding member of the professional association for philosophical practice, member of various expert committees, gives lectures, conducts seminars and...

  • Kotyk, Michael

    engineering degree; executive manager in a large Austrian service company; holding seminars on self-awareness and personal growth, organizational and personal development; coaching executive managers and professional athletes

  • Leube, Kurt (Prof.)

    Co-founder and Academic Director of the «European Center of Austrian Economics Foundation» (Principality of Liechtenstein); one of the closest collaborators and disciples of Nobel Laureate Friedrich A. von Hayek; Professor of Economics (emer.) and...

  • Leube, Michael (Dr.)

    researches and teaches on the interface between anthropology and design; holds workshops dealing with sustainability, humanitarian design and the anthropology of consumerism at several European universities; taught anthropology and cultural sociology at various universities;...

  • Linkner, Kathrin

    Kathrin Linkner has a master’s degree in nutritional sciences, as well as prevention and health. She successfully works with corporate and private clients on new options for action, focusing on nutrition, exercise, movement and...

  • Mäder, Sibylle

    Since 2005 talent and organizational development specialist, profound experience as management trainer, facilitator, team and organizational development expert and coach of people mangers/leaders, Owner and manager of Bloom Development ltd. since end of 2012;

  • Müller, Monika

    certified psychologist and master certified coach (ICF); the managing director of FCM Finanz Coaching; coach, trainer and supervisor; field researcher and author

  • Nakamura, Yuka (Dr.)

    psychologist; former lecturer in developmental and health psychology; advanced training in counseling and psychotherapy; teachers training program in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR); founding member and member of the management of the CFM Center for...

  • Nufer, Lorenz

    independent organizational consultant, mental trainer and coach;"neuro-feedback" therapist and co-developer of the neuro-coaching method; experienced helicopter pilot and flight instructor

  • Peltin, Scott

    Scott Peltin, from the United States, is an internationally renowned coach and presenter on sustainable human performance. Scott has personally coached numerous high performing top-level leaders in Fortune 100 companies to improve their energy,...

  • Petek, Rainer

    Rainer Petek is an author, speaker and extreme mountaineer. At just 19 he climbed the north face of the Grandes Jorasses – one of the most difficult walls in the Alps. Nowadays he advises...

  • Petersen, Ole

    Ole Petersen studied economics at the University of Düsseldorf. Until the age of 30 he was a heavy smoker, overweight and had suffered several periods of burnout. Under these circumstances he changed his lifestyle...

  • Pirovino, Magnus (Dr.)

    trustee board member of the Liechtenstein Academy; doctor of mathematics; expert in wealth management; author; co-founder of OPIRO Consulting Ltd

  • Pisch, Andreas

    Andreas Pisch started his professional career with a three and a half year apprenticeship in IT electronics. Following his training, he worked for four years in marketing, with responsibility for specific customer requirements in...

  • Reinhard, Rebekka (Dr.)

    doctor of philosophy and a psychological therapist; philosophical counselor; member of the advisory board of the Dr. Georg-Reisach-Akademie Medicine – Psychotherapy – Spirituality; key note speaker on philosophical subjects; bestselling author

  • Rippel, Jogi

    Jogi Rippel, a native of Germany, is the CEO and co-founder of the international human performance consultancy, Tignum. Rippel's professional past includes the founding and leadership of a consulting firm that specialized in communication,...

  • Ruff, Frank (Dr.)

    Futurist and expert on societal Change; long-standing professional experience in the integration of analyses of the business environment into companies’ strategy and innovation processes; scenario projects for the Strategic Asset Management department of LGT...

  • Rüttenauer, Martin (Dr.)

    Ph. D. in language studies and philosophy; research at the University of Konstanz; visiting professor at Tamkang University in Taiwan; Lecturer for Chinese Studies and intercultural communication at the University for Applied Sciences Konstanz

  • Schmidt, Ina (Dr.)

    studied «Cultural Sciences»; founded the «denkraeume»; author; offers workshops, speeches and seminars

  • Schnabel, Ulrich

    Ulrich Schnabel is the multi-award winning science editor of the Hamburg weekly newspaper DIE ZEIT. He studied physics and journalism, and particularly enjoys tackling topics that border between the natural sciences and the humanities....

  • Schwartz, Pedro (Prof.)

    currently is the Rafael del Pino Professor; serves as President of the Mont Pèlerin Society; Adjunct Scholar of the Cato Institute; member of the European Center of Austrian Economics and the Liberales Institut; member...

  • Schweinsberg, Klaus (Prof.)

    acknowledged expert on economy and strategic leadership; chairman of the Center for Strategy and Higher Leadership; member of the governance commission for family-owned business; Educated at the universities of Fribourg (Switzerland), St. Andrews and...

  • Seelawansa, Bhante (Ven. Dr.)

    chief patron of Hamburg Buddhist Association and of the Austrian Buddhist Association in Salzburg; visiting professor at the University Kelaniya in Sri Lanka and at the University of Vienna; active in several advisory...

  • Seidensticker, Frauke Lisa

    Seasoned executive coach and a senior expert in non-profit management; university degrees in non-profit-management and human rights; built and co-directed the German Institute for Human Rights from 2001 to 2010. Own coaching practice and...

  • Singh, Malvika

    Malvika is the founder and managing director of IMPACT (www.msimpact.com), an international consulting and leadership development firm with offices in Switzerland and the U.S.A. She has over twenty years of experience as a successful...

  • Stahlberg, Paul

    study at a university of applied studies; management experience in food industry; experienced in global consulting; a wide range of further training; rowing athlete; owner of the company Wirkshop GmbH

  • Starbatty, Joachim (Prof.)

    Joachim Starbatty is a German economist and politician. He is emeritus professor of economics at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen and for more than 20 years has been chair of the Social Market...

  • Stäuble, Patrick

    Patrick Stäuble was a successful sports coach for many years. He leads the company fit im job and supports clients in the implementation of corporate health management by focusing on motivation, goal-setting and movement.

  • Trové, Maurizio

    musician and music teacher; master of advanced studies (MAS) in advanced music education from Zurich University of Arts; teaches drums, barred percussion and percussion-ensemble; teacher for body percussion and drumming workshops; part of various...

  • Trybek, Michael

    therapeutic clown, author, director & musician; trainer leading seminars in business, politics and management as well as in the therapeutic and social field; leading humor projects in health care

  • Vanecek, Erich (Prof.)

    graduated with a Ph.D. in psychology and anthropology from the University of Vienna; chair of the Institute of Music Psychology; board member and chair of the Research Group European Cultural Initiative; author of a...

  • von Oldershausen, Christoph

    Christoph von Oldershausen is a sports scientist (M.Sc.) and both co-founder and CEO of movement24. With his organization movement24, Christoph closely guides various companies in developing, implementing and continuously improving company-specific health concepts. He also...

  • von und zu Liechtenstein, H.S.H. Prince Heinrich (Prof.)

    professor of financial management at the IESE Business School in Barcelona; doctoral degree in business and economic sciences from the University of Vienna; MA in business administration from the University of Graz; MBA from...

  • Weede, Erich (Prof.)

    taught sociology at the Universities of Cologne and Bonn; acquired academic degrees in psychology and political science; was president of the Peace Science Society (International), and vice-president of the International Studies Association; has produced...

  • Wohlgemuth, Michael (Prof.)

    economist and Director of Open Europe Berlin; Professor of Political Economy at the University of Witten/Herdecke; has been lecturer and writer; numerous publications in the fields of New Institutional Economics, Austrian Economics, Public Choice...

  • Wu, Meiling

    traditional Wushu kungfu training since the age of 4 in China; tournament victories at the age of 6; chinese national champion; professional instructor for wushu in China in and Germany; choreographer for wushu...

  • Yang, Xinglai

    teacher of Chinese cultural history under a master; studied at the Yunnan Arts University; was a lecturer at Kunming University; gives seminars at the University of Zurich and the Lucerne School of Art and...

  • Zellweger, Thomas (Prof.)

    Prof. Dr. Thomas Zellweger is the managing director of KMU Institute and the Center for Family Business at the University of St. Gallen, where he is also Professor of Family Business and Entrepreneurship. He...