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Hubertus Theissen
This is a photo of Hubertus Theissen, Visiting Fellow, IFEE, ESMT Berlin.
Hubertus has been a Visiting Fellow in the Institute for Endowment Management and Entrepreneurial Finance (IFEE) since January 2021. He is also Affiliated Researcher at the Chair of Family Business (Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group) at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management.

In 2019 Hubertus obtained the academic degree of Doctor of Business and Economics (Dr. rer. pol.) from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management. His research focuses on leader traits (hubris, narcissism, and humility), self-transcendence as a cognitive orientation, and corporate cash holdings. His work has been published in Academy of Management Review, Journal of Business Ethics, and Academy of Management Discoveries.

In 2016, Hubertus was a Recognised Student at Saïd Business School (University of Oxford), a member of St Benet's Hall (University of Oxford), and a Visiting Student Researcher with SCANCOR (Stanford University). Hubertus holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.

Hubertus and his brother, Maximilian Theissen, M.Phil., are the two responsible Managers for the “Family Wealth Impact Summit” (FamWIS) in 2021 at ESMT Berlin [https://esmt.berlin/FamWIS]. The summit has been initiated by the United Nations (Geneva) and the World Academy of Art & Science as part of their “Global Leadership for the 21st Century” (GL-21) project.

Hubertus grew up in an entrepreneurial family. He is a believing and practicing Christian.

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Hubertus Theissen

Germany

Visiting Fellow, IFEE, ESMT Berlin

Education
  • Dr. rer. pol. (WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management)