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From highly acclaimed researchers and world-renown lecturers, to high profile business magnates, politicians, and globally recognized philanthropists, Schranner Negotiation Institute faculty are true pioneers, thought-leaders, and industry titans. Joining the ranks of only a select group of Schranner Concept ® certified individuals in the world, SNI faculty members are the foremost premier 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 faculty's expertise 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

The negotiation expert Matthias Schranner was trained by German police and the FBI for the most difficult negotiations....

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Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Was the negotiator for Denmark on the Maastricht Treaty, and as Denmark's Prime Minister, he subsequently negotiated the...

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Zabeen Mirza

Zabeen Mirza

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

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Brooke Gazdag

Prof. Brooke Gazdag

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

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

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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, and the Middle East,...

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Gerd Kerkhoff

Gerd Kerkhoff

Gerd Kerkhoff is the pioneer of purchasing consulting in Germany. He is Chairman of the Management...

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Dr. Klaus Lassert

Dr. Klaus Lassert

Dr. Klaus Lassert is the SNI’s Chief Psychologist. He supports managers in challenging negotiations and in escalating...

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Andreas Gossen

Andreas Gossen

Andreas Goßen leads the global consultancy practice as Senior Vice President and is program lecturer of the Qualified...

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Fränzi Kühne

Fränzi Kühne

Fränzi Kühne was elected Germany's youngest supervisory board member in a listed company....

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Rene Schumann

René Schumann

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

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Stefan Osman

Stefan Oswald

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

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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...

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Hubertus Porschen

Dr. Hubertus Porschen

Dr. Hubertus Porschen has founded several companies, and is currently a managing partner. Since 2015...

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Xiaoqun Clever sw

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 to successfully summit...

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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 the field for ten years....

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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...

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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...

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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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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 lead many difficult negotiations to success. His negotiation on...

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John Christian Kornblum

John Kornblum

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

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Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Salewski

Wolfgang Salewski

Professor Wolfgang Salewski was a a police psychologist in Munich and the psychologist for the...

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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 the success factors...

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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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Jeroen Ketting

Jeroen Ketting has been living and working in Russia since 1994 where he owns several businesses active in industry and...

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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 of Germany. In...

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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 on building the world’s...

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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...

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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 Bavarian State Ministry for Economic Affairs since 1993, as representative in its Office...

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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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Nancy Zarse

Dr. Nancy Zarse

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

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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...

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Marie von Gordon

Marie von Gordon holds a degree in law (Master of Laws LL.M.) and has specialized in extrajudicial dispute resolution. She...

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Nicole Schindelar

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

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Katharina Mayer_Faculty

Katharina Mayer

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

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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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Dr. Maximilian Wolf

Prof. Dr. Maximilian Wolf

Prof. Dr. Maximilian Wolf is one of the youngest university of applied sciences professors in Germany and a widely...

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Dan Oblinger sw

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...

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James Lee sw

James Kalani Lee

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

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Volker Struth sw

Volker Struth

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

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