Prof. Dr. Kavil Ramachandran

Visiting Professor at the research and teaching area "Organisation and Development of Business Families"


Alfred-Herrhausen-Str. 48
58448 Witten

Professor Dr. Kavil Ramachandran has been a visiting lecturer at the Witten Institute for Family Business (WIFU) since 2012. He is a member of various national governmental committees and he is also on the supervisory board of various companies and works as a consultant for family businesses, growing companies and developing institutions, both in India and abroad. He holds the Thomas Schmidheiny Chair for Family Businesses and Wealth Management at the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad, India. His main areas of research include professionalisation, governance, building resources and competitive strategies for family businesses.


Main areas of work, research and interest

  • Family business governance
  • Challenges of professionalisation of family businesses
  • Growth strategies
  • New enterprise management

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