Prof. Dr. Maud Schmiedeknecht
Maud is an expert in the fields of Corporate Governance, (Corporate) Social Responsibility, Sustainability Management, Compliance Management and Strategic Management, gaining academic and professional experience in different positions, such as:
- Consultant of A.T.Kearney, a leading international management consulting firm specialized in business strategies and member of the sustainability core team (since 2012)
- Associate of the group „Global Economic Ethics“ within the Stiftung Neue Verantwortung (SNV), a Berlin-based public policy think tank, which brings together decision-makers and stakeholders from all sectors in order to encourage application-oriented research on key social policy issues (2011-2012)
- Project leader for transcultural management development for the Novartis Foundation on Sustainable Development in cooperation with the Konstanz Institute for Intercultural Management, Values and Communication (KIeM) (2010-2011)
- Researcher at the Konstanz Institute for Intercultural Management, Values and Communication (KIeM) of Prof. Dr. Josef Wieland (2005-2010)
Maud published her doctoral thesis on the governance of multistakeholder dialogues. For her outstanding doctoral thesis she received the Max Weber Award in Business Ethics from the Cologne Institute for Economic Research Germany.
Maud is a guest lecturer for business ethics at several universities.