Prof. Dr. Alberto Gimeno Sandig

Visiting Professor at the research and teaching area "Leadership and Dynamics in Family Businesses"


Alfred-Herrhausen-Str. 48
58448 Witten

Prof. Dr. Alberto Gimeno Sandig has been a permanent visiting professor at the Witten Institute for Family Business (WIFU) since 2012. He is an associate professor at ESADE Business School (Barcelona), and director of the Senior Executive Program (SEP) and Advanced Program in Family Business at ESADE Executive Education. Permanent visiting lecturer at the Witten Institute for Family Business (WIFU). Works as an international consultant and a member of the supervisory board of several companies.

Professor Gimeno is a member of the Expert Group for Family Businesses at the European Commission, a member of the Body of Knowledge Committee at the Family Firm Institute, Senior Partner at Family Business Knowledge (FBK) and Executive Board member of the Spanish Association of Family Business Consultants. Other memberships: Family Business Network (FBN), IFERA and Academy of Management.

Main areas of work, research and interest

  • General issues of leadership and family business management
  • Identifying and dealing with structural risks in family businesses
  • Mental models and their importance for family businesses

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