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Keynote speakers

Wednesday 12 September 2018 - Academic Colloquium

Andreas Eggert

Keynote Session: “Creating Value in Business Relationships: An Integrative View”

Andreas Eggert

Andreas Eggert is Chair Professor of Marketing at the University of Paderborn in Germany. He is also on the International Advisory Board of the Copenhagen Business School (CBS) Marketing Department.

From 2013 to 2015, he held an additional position as Strategic Research Advisor at Newcastle University Business School in the UK and he has been a Visiting Professor and Visiting Scholar at the University of Sydney in Australia, the University of Toulouse in France, and the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia.

Professor Eggert’s research interests focus on strategies for the creation and appropriation of value in business relationships. His work has appeared in:

  • Journal of Marketing
  • Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science
  • International Journal of Research in Marketing
  • Journal of Service Research
  • Journal of Service Management
  • Journal of Supply Chain Management
  • Journal of Business Research
  • European Journal of Marketing
  • Industrial Marketing Management
  • Journal of Business-to-Business Marketing
  • Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing

His research has won several best paper awards and with more than 8,000 Google Scholar citations, his articles are among the most often cited publications in their domain.

Professor Eggert is on the editorial board of the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Business-to-Business Marketing, Industrial Marketing Management, and Journal of Business Market Management. He is a member of the American Marketing Association and the European Marketing Academy. Professor Eggert has consulted and trained large and mid-sized companies and he has taught academic courses at the PhD, Master, and Bachelor level in Germany, France, Finland, and Slovenia.

Thursday 13 September 2018 - Academic Colloquium

Bob Doherty

Keynote Session: “All in it together? How organisational strategies enhance or diminish the common good."

Bob Doherty

Bob Doherty is Professor of Marketing and Chair of Agrifood at the University of York and leads a 4-year interdisciplinary research programme on food resilience titled ‘IKnowFood’ (Global Food Security funded). Bob is also the research theme leader for food in the York Environmental Sustainability Research Institute (YESI).

Bob specialises in research on hybrid organisations namely the marketing and management aspects of fair trade pioneers and social enterprises. Bob is a member of the organising committees for the International Social Innovation Research Conference (ISIRC) and is founding editor emeritus of the Social Enterprise Journal (published by Emerald).

Bob has published on social enterprise in the Journal of Business Ethics, International Journal of Management Reviews, Business History Journal and Journal of Strategic Marketing. He was also author of the first text book in social enterprise management titled ‘Management for Social Enterprise’.

He is currently a trustee on the board of the Fairtrade Foundation. Prior to moving into academia Bob spent 5-years as the Head of Sales and Marketing at the Fairtrade social enterprise pioneer Divine Chocolate Ltd.

Friday 14 September 2018 - Academia meets Business Day “Constructing Public Value”

Timo Meynhardt

Keynote Session: “The Future of Public Value: Leading for Results"

Timo Meynhardt

Timo Meynhardt (Dr, University of St. Gallen) is Professor of Business Psychology and Leadership at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management, Germany, and managing director of the Center for Leadership and Values in Society at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Before returning back to academia he worked for five years as a practice expert at McKinsey & Company, Inc. in Berlin.

In his research, Timo links psychological and business management topics, especially in the fields of Public Value management and competency diagnostics. Timo publishes the Public Value Atlas for Germany and Switzerland, which makes the contribution to the common good of the largest companies and organisations transparent.

He also developed a Public Value Scorecard, which is used in business, administrations and NGOs. His articles appear in several journals such as:

  • Journal of Business Research
  • Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory
  • Harvard Business Manager
  • International Public Management Journal
  • International Journal of Public Administration
  • Journal of Management Development