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Professor Nadine Kammerlander

Institute of Family Business and Mittelstand
Chair of Family Business



+49 (0)261 6509 780

Professor Nadine Kammerlander has been a professor at WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management since 2015. She was previously an assistant professor at the University of St. Gallen. Nadine Kammerlander holds a degree in physics (TU Munich) and a doctorate in business administration (Otto-Friedrich University Bamberg). She worked at McKinsey & Company for several years, advising international companies in the automotive and semiconductor industries on product development projects, primarily in the USA and Mexico.

In teaching and research, she focuses on the topics of innovation, employees and governance in family businesses and family offices. Her scientific contributions have been published in international journals (e.g. AMJ, AMR, JOM, JMS, JBV, ETP, JPIM, FBR, SBE) and have been awarded prestigious research prizes. She is co-editor of the international journals "Journal of Management" and "Family Business Review", a member of several editorial review boards (e.g. AMJ, ETP, SEJ and JPIM) and collaborates with family businesses and international researchers on a wide range of projects. Nadine Kammerlander was recognized by the magazine Capital as Top40under40 (2018), by the magazine Wirtschaftswoche as Top10 Researcher under 40 (2022) and by the portal Family Capital as Global Top100 Family Influencer (2020, 2022). 

Professor Kammerlander is a member of the Innovation Advisory Committee of DESY and a member of the Advisory Board of Phineo gAG. She also chairs the Future Council for Sustainable Development in Rhineland-Palatinate.

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