Prof. Dr. Thomas Cleff
Since joining Pforzheim University, Thomas has fulfilled various roles:
he spearheaded the development of an international double-degree programme,
was elected to serve as the Vice Dean in 2012 and has been the Dean of the Faculty of
Business & Law since 2014. He is an expert in international accreditation
and partnership programmes between institutions of higher education.
In 2013 he became a board member of the Network of International Business
and Economic Schools (NIBES) and has been its Secretary General since 2019.
Between 2016 and 2019 he served on the AACSB Initial Accreditation
Committee (IAC-z) and on the Board of the AACSB European Affinity Group.
From 2020 onwards he will continue to serve another term on AACSB's
Initial Accreditation Committee (IAC-y). As a member of various AACSB
peer review teams, he is and has been involved in the (re-)accreditation of many universities worldwide.
Professor Gregor Halff is Dean at Copenhagen Business School and
has previously occupied positions as Deputy Dean at Singapore
Management University and as a Director at ESMT, Berlin.
Prior to joining academia, Gregor was a managing partner
at Publicis Groupe, a global advertising agency. Gregor is
Dutch and - at least before lock-down - calls Copenhagen and Berlin home.