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From highly acclaimed researchers and world-renowned lecturers, to high profile business magnates, politicians, and globally recognized philanthropists, Schranner Negotiation Institute Experts members are true pioneers, thought-leaders, and industry titans. Joining the ranks of only a select group of Schranner Method® certified individuals in the world, SNI faculty members are the foremost experts in their industries. Highly esteemed and extremely sought after, our faculty engages and interacts with the business world through a unique lens of practical experience and profound expertise. Organizations leverage our Experts through partnership with SNI's executive education, training, consulting, and research divisions. The result is the creation of a sophisticated business ecosystem that fosters an innovative and critical approach to leadership and negotiations, challenging the status quo and paving the way for a new age of business dealmaking and decision-making unlike any other.


Matthias Schranner

Matthias Schranner

Negotiation expert Matthias Schranner has been trained by German police and the FBI for the most difficult...

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Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Anders was the negotiator for Denmark on the Maastricht Treaty. As Denmark's Prime Minister he subsequently...

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Zabeen Mirza

Zabeen Mirza

Zabeen Mirza, is Head of the North American division of the Schranner Negotiation Institute and brings twelve years of...

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Brooke Gazdag

Prof. Brooke Gazdag

After completing her Doctorate in the US, Brooke Gazdag moved to Germany – sight unseen. Armed with her research...

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Richard Mullender

Richard Mullender

Is a former negotiator for Scotland Yard and trainer of negotiation specialists at the UN, Scotland Yard, FBI, and Scorpions...

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Stephan Klement

Stephan Klement

Stephan Klement led one of the most difficult negotiations of recent years: the negotiations with Iran to resolve the...

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Kasia Jagodzinska

Prof. Dr. Kasia Jagodzinska

Prof. Dr. Kasia Jagodzinska brings a wealth of international managerial experience from the EU, US,...

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James Kalani Lee

Global Chief Operating Officer James Lee is responsible for business operations, commercial strategy,...

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Gerd Kerkhoff

Gerd Kerkhoff is the pioneer of purchasing consulting in Germany. He is Chairman of the Management Board of the Düsseldorf-based...

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Dr. Klaus Lassert

Dr. Klaus Lassert

Dr. Klaus Lassert is the Schranner Institute's Chief Psychologist. He supports managers in challenging...

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Andreas Gossen

Andreas Gossen

As Senior Vice President of the Schranner Negotiation Institute, Andreas Goßen leads the global consultancy...

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Fränzi Kühne

Fränzi Kühne

Fränzi Kühne was elected Germany's youngest supervisory board member in a listed company. She is the co-founder...

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René  Schumann

René Schumann

René Schumann is Managing Director of Kerkhoff Negotiations. His passion is negotiation, purchasing is his professional...

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Marcell Vollmer

Dr. Marcell Vollmer

Dr. Marcell Vollmer is Chief Innovation Officer at Celonis SE. Previously, he worked as Digital Chief...

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Stefan Oswald

Stefan Oswald

Almost a decade of professional experience as a game theorist and internal consultant for the companies...

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Jens Corssen

Jens Corssen

Jens Corssen is a psychologist who is known for saying that the imagination, i.e. the expectation we have of our negotiation...

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Hubertus Porschen

Dr. Hubertus Porschen

Dr. Hubertus Porschen has founded several companies and is currently a managing partner. He has shared...

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Xiaoqun Clever

Xiaoqun Clever has over 20 years of experience as a technology manager. Born in China, she has held various senior management...

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David Petraeus

David Petraeus

David Petraeus was the Director of the CIA and Commander of the U.S. Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. He selected, led,...

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Dr. Turan Sahin

Turan Sahin

Dr. Turan Sahin is the head of "Global Delivery Network" of the Allianz Technology. He leads international...

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Helga Hengge

Helga Hengge

Helga Hengge is a keynote speaker, author, and extreme mountaineer. She was the first German woman...

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Peter Morgan

Peter Morgan

Peter Morgan served as a Commander in the Hong Kong Police for over 33 years in a variety of operational,...

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René Borbonus

René Borbonus

René Borbonus counts among the leading specialists for professional communication. Entertaining and close to practice,...

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Leo Martin

Leo Martin

Leo Martin has a degree in criminal sciences and worked for a large German intelligence service in...

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Prof. Dr. Jens Weidner

Jens Weidner

Professor Dr. Jens Weidner is professor for educational sciences and criminology at the Hamburg University for Applied...

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Stefan Spies

Stefan Spies

Stefan Spies makes the tools used by actors and stage directors usable for lay people, and demonstrates how to apply them...

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Stefan Schneider

Stefan Schneider

Stefan Schneider became an international HR leader at Mercedes Benz passenger automobiles after serving on the Daimler...

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Thomas Hey

Thomas Hey

Thomas Hey - Bird&Bird - is regarded as one of the most renowned & creative lawyers within the field of labour/employment...

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Prof. Marc Strittmatter

Marc Strittmatter

Professor Marc Strittmatter is a professor for business law at the Constance HTWG and focuses...

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Gary Noesner

Gary Noesner

Gary Noesner was Chief Negotiator for the FBI and head of their elite hostage negotiation unit where he was...

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Prof. George Kohlrieser

George Kohlrieser

Prof. George Kohlrieser negotiated in more than 100 Kidnappings and hostage-takings worldwide. He is consultant to a number...

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Prof. Ingemar Dierickx

Ingemar Dierickx

Prof. Ingemar Dierickx has supported global companies in difficult negotiations for 30 years. He taught at INSEAD and...

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Prof. Dr. Horst Teltschik

Horst Teltschik

As a politician and top manager, Horst Teltschik has lead many difficult negotiations to success. In particular, he is...

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John Christian Kornblum

John Kornblum

John Kornblum is one of the most successful negotiators worldwide. The former diplomat, ambassador, and top manager...

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Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Salewski

Wolfgang Salewski

Professor Wolfgang Salewski was a a police psychologist in Munich and worked as psychologist for the German GSG 9...

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Wolfgang Ischinger

Wolfgang Ischinger

Wolfgang Ischinger is mainly known as the director of the Munich Security Conference. On behalf of...

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Dirk Zupancic

Dirk Zupancic

Prof. Dr. Dirk Zupancic advises global corporations on strategic key account management and knows...

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Christoph Bornschein

Christoph Bornschein

Christoph Bornschein is the high priest of the use of new media. He advises global corporations on their path to digitalization. “Keep...

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Prof. Raymond Saner

Raymond Saner

Prof. Raymond Saner is a negotiation consultant of international renown. A best-selling author, he advises governments...

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Bijan Khajehpour

Bijan Khajehpour is an Iranian entrepreneur and currently managing partner at Atieh International, a Vienna-based international...

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Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg

Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg

Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg served as Minister of Economics and Technology, later as Minister of Defence...

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Scott Tillema

Scott Tillema is a rising thought leader in crisis and hostage negotiations. He is invited to speak...

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Felix Haas

Felix Haas

Felix Haas is a serial entrepreneur, active business angel and seed investor in 50+ German startups, and serves on the...

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Dr. Santiago Calatrava

Santiago Calatrava

Dr. Santiago Calatrava is one of the world’s most influential architects. Currently working...

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Susann Hoffmann

Susann Hoffmann

Susann Hoffmann is the co-founder of EDITION F, the leading digital platform for women in the German-speaking countries....

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Tawfik Jelassi

Tawfik Jelassi

Professor Tawfik Jelassi was Minister of  higher education, scientific research and information and communication...

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Joschka Fischer

Joschka Fischer

The former Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany (1998-2005) led the Green Party in...

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Irene M. Wrabel

Irene M. Wrabel

Irene M. Wrabel, Editor-in-Chief, WOMEN IN BUSINESS Irene M. Wrabel studied political science, economics,...

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Ming Huang

Ming Huang

Ming Huang has been working for the Bavarian State Ministry for Economic Affairs since 1993, including...

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Nancy Zarse

Dr. Nancy Zarse

Dr Nancy Zarse is a forensic psychologist and full professor in the Forensic Department at The Chicago School of Professional...

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Jack Cambria

Jack Cambria

Jack Cambria is a recently retired member of the New York City Police Department who has contributed 34 years of exemplary...

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Nicole Schindelar

Nicole Schindelar studied communication design in the UK and Spain and set up her own agency. After...

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Katharina Mayer

Katharina founded Kuchentratsch in 2014. Kuchentratsch (literally «cake chat») is a social...

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Beth Fisher-Yoshida

Dr. Beth Fisher-Yoshida

Dr. Beth Fisher-Yoshida is a facilitator, educator, mediator and executive coach, who partners with clients to develop...

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Dan Oblinger

Dan Oblinger is a Crisis Negotiator for a large American police department. He has extensive experience negotiating...

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Julien Pelabere

Julien Pelabere

Ph.D. in complex negotiation and founder of Negotiation & Applied Research Institut (Institut NERA) in France, a consulting firm...

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Paul Seger

Dr. Paul Seger

Dr. Paul Seeger has been Switzerland’s Ambassador to Germany since 2018. After studying Law at Basel University,...

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Volker Struth

Volker Struth

Volker Struth is one of the most successful players’ agents in the world (GQ, Feb 2019). His...

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Rajka Koncarevic

Rajka Koncarevic

Rajka Koncarevic has been working in Business Management, Sales Management and Strategic Business Development since 2002....

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Christoph Leicher

Christoph Leicher

Christoph Leicher is president of the Leicher Engineering GmbH since 1983. The family-owned company,...

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Nicholas Thompson

Nicholas Thompson is the editor-in-chief of WIRED, a position he has held since January 2017. He’s also a contributor...

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David Burke

David Burke

Blurring the lines between chef, artist, entrepreneur and inventor, world-renowned chef David Burke is one of the leading...

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Ursula Schütze-Kreilkamp

Dr. Ursula Schütze-Kreilkamp

As Head of Human Resources for KFK, OFK 1 Group Executives in the strategy division of Deutsche Bahn, the doctor of medicine,...

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Baroness Catherine Ashton

Baroness Catherine Ashton

Baroness Catherine Ashton was the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, as...

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Hany Hussein

Hany Hussein

Hany Hussein is the former President of DAMAC International in the Middle East, a real estate goliath...

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Nadja Schildknecht

Nadja Schildknecht

In 2005 Nadja Schildknecht founded the Zurich Film Festival together with two business partners, which...

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Patricia Kaiser

Patricia Kaiser

"Responsibility", says Patricia Kaiser - presenter, model, brand ambassador and mother of two, "is...

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Ralf Borgwardt

Ralf Borgwardt

As Director of Enterprise and Cloud Software Sales he has responsibility for the Software business with IBM's top Software...

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Claus Weselsky

Claus Weselsky

Claus Weselsky is the federal Chairman of the Society of German Locomotive Drivers (GDL). In the media he is described...

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