Meet our experts, faculty, staff and our advisory board to find out who stands behind the Institute.
Experts & Faculty
Prof. Dr. Christopher Kummer
Professor of Finance at Hult International Business School, Lecturer at University HSG St. Gall, and Affiliate Faculty at Institute for Strategy & Competitiveness at Harvard Business School.
Meet our faculty
Compounding both academic excellence and internationally renowned business experience, the IMAA faculty have helped propel our institute to the forefront of M&A global education. Our growing faculty of more than 60 professors represent a diverse group of professionals, coming from over 20 countries; they work as corporate executives, entrepreneurs, researchers, consultants and professors. Their expertise makes them subject matter experts, groundbreaking researchers, and award-winning authors. This intersection of practical industry insight, theoretical knowledge, and passion for teaching that our faculty brings to each training strikes at the heart of what IMAA seeks to be.
Prof. Dr. Kai Lucks
President of the German Association for Mergers & Acquisitions (BM&A), former head of Post Merger Integration at Siemens, and Honorary Professor appointed by the Ministry of Art, Culture, Sciences in Bavaria.
Roula Khaled is a General Counsel at Khazna Data Center. She has over 10 years of experience leading and advising on business transformations and facilitating mergers and acquisitions. Her areas of focus encompass – corporate, commercial, intellectual property and litigation.
Rohit Singh, CFA
Private Equity PE Advisor, Malaysia former PwC and Investment Banking
Peter J. Clark
Senior Teaching Fellow at UCL School of Management, expert in Corporate Finance & Valuation
Dr. Stefan Gurmann, M.B.L.-HSG
Partner at Kerres; Specialization in Corporate/Commercial Law, M&A, Litigation/Insolvency Law
CIO at The Falconwood Corperation and Adjunct Professor at NYU School of Law
President Frix Consulting, more than 20 years of M&A transaction and PMI experience
Co-Founder and Partner at askme Partners
Director at Lares Loreno Private Capital
Prof. Dr. Daniel Graewe, LLM
Founder and Managing Partner at Graewe Legal; Lecturer at Nordakademie Hochschule der Wirtschaft
Senior Business Advisor, Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP Accountants and Advisors
Mihai C. Tiplea
Former CFO at ADE Aerospace; Expert in Financial Due Diligence and Financial Integration
Donald H. Noble
CEO at Accelebron, Partner at Florida CFO Group, Professor of Corporate and Personal Finance
Co-Founder of Navima, an M&A Technology Platform & IMAA faculty member with 16 years of experience in both private equity and corporate pre- and post-deal activities. In addition, David boasts six years of consultancy experience, further enriching his industry knowledge. Throughout his professional journey, he has played a pivotal role in over 35 transactions, predominantly focusing on cross-border deals.
Dr. Alexander Herzfeldt
Associate Partner, Siemens Advanta Consulting (SAC) with 10 years of experience in M&A projects (pre-deal and PMI) in multiple industries: Strategic Advisor, Researcher in the field of M&A and Service Science.
Dr. Hermann Ali Hinderer
Dr. Hermann Ali Hinderer is a Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek with extensive experience with regards to all legal aspects of an M&A transaction. He has been admitted as a lawyer since 2004 in Germany and 2009 in California, USA. Hermann has advised corporate investors and private equity funds on numerous domestic and cross-border transactions (buy-side and sell-side) accross a broad range of industries, including but not limited to automotive, IT, health-care and mechanical engineering. A special mention is to be made about his extremely broad and in-depth knowledge and his ability to quickly identify pitfalls in a transaction.
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