Philipp KuhnDeputy Managing Director and Partner of Governance & Values
Philipp studied International Business Administration at Vienna University of Economics and Business. In 2011, he moved to New York, where he served as an analyst with Glass Lewis across a portfolio of markets and later as head of research for the French-speaking markets.Following the acquisition of German proxy advisor IVOX by Glass Lewis in 2015, he was responsible for the integration of IVOX into the new parent company. He was also responsible for IVOX’s international research. During this time, he also earned a certificate in Investor Relations at New York University. In the fall of 2017, he became a Senior Specialist for Deka Investment, an asset manager, in the field of Corporate Governance & Sustainability. Shortly thereafter he decided, together with Alexander, to embark on the creation of Governance & Values.
Prof. Dr. Carola RinkerDirector Training and Education
Carola studied economics at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg and the Université Jean Moulin in Lyon. In her dissertation she dealt with the topic "Value relevance of research and development costs" and investigated the connection between share prices and innovations of listed companies. For several years, Carola has offered seminars in accounting on topics such as balance sheet reading, balance sheet analysis, balance sheet cosmetics and balance sheet counterfeiting. Executives, supervisory board members and investors regularly attend individual coaching sessions with her. In addition to many years of teaching experience at various universities (including the University of Economics and Management, University of Siegen, Duale Hochschule Lörrach), she has given numerous video lectures for the International University of Applied Sciences Bad Honnef. Since 2018 she has been a professor of business administration at the Macromedia University of Applied Sciences in Freiburg. As an author, she has already published several specialist books and articles in specialist journals with a focus on accounting with renowned publishing houses (NWB, Beck, Springer). She is also the author of the NWB expert blog and the "Abgeschminkt" blog of the financial magazine FINANCE. Furthermore, the accounting expert has already gained experience as a member of the supervisory board.
Dr. Alexander Juschus LL.M.Managing Partner of Goverance & Values
Dr. Alexander Juschus LL.M. (Born 1970) is the former general manager of IVOX GlassLewis GmbH. After studying law at the Universities of Mannheim, Heidelberg and Newcastle, Alexander wrote a Ph.D. thesis on Corporate Governance and Shareholder Engagement at the University of Durham/UK. Post academic positions include chief representative of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) in the Germanic markets, general manager of investors voice, and IVOX. Alexander previously co-chaired ICGN’s shareholder rights committee for six years and holds lectures in corporate governance at the Hamburg School of Business Administration and Mainz University. Additionally, he consults the German Association of Institutional Investors in matters on corporate governance and proxy voting. Furthermore, a number of essays and studies have been published by him.