Former Siemens chief lobbyist to help mid-sized companies drive successful transformation
Berlin, May 11th, 2021
AvS – International Trusted Advisors, a management consulting firm specializing in succession, executive search and board search, and strategic consulting for family businesses, is strengthening its team with Eva Schulz-Kamm – a successful industry expert and innovation leader. The fifty-year-old physicist and business economist has made a name for herself in particular in political consulting – most recently as head of the government affairs department at Siemens. She stands for a new leadership culture and governance that has long-term impact and creates added value both for companies as well as for the wider society and stakeholders. For example, her initiative for better cybersecurity – “Charter of Trust” – launched at Siemens has had a lasting impact, placing people at the centre of successful, data-driven business models and digitally networked organizations. Eva Schulz-Kamm sees particular opportunities for successful transformations in family businesses with a long-term focus and interconnected operations. As a trusted advisor, the consultancy aims to leverage further potential in the opportunity areas of digitalization and sustainability.
Eva Schulz-Kamm began her career as an innovation manager at the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft and as a department head at MVV Energie AG and the Economic Development Agency Brandenburg. She then moved to Berlin as a civil servant in the strategy department of the Federal Ministry of Research, where she was particularly involved in the promotion of small and medium-sized enterprises. Later, she moved into policy consulting, representing the interests of the 100,000 innovative and research-intensive member companies at the DIHK, and then headed the policy departments at semiconductor manufacturer NXP Semiconductors in Hamburg and industrial conglomerate Siemens AG in Munich and Berlin.
“We are very pleased to have gained Eva Schulz-Kamm, an outstanding expert in digitalization and sustainability, as well as a top manager from industry and an expert in the work of associations,” says Andreas von Specht, Managing Partner of AvS – International Trusted Advisors. “With Eva Schulz-Kamm, we will be able to deepen our strategic consulting approach to family businesses and further enhance our market position as an exclusive, international consulting boutique.”
AvS – International Trusted Advisors is an international consultancy with offices in Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, Hamburg, Geneva, Zurich, Paris, London, Singapor and Bogotá. The focus of the consultancy is on C-level succession, the recruitment and assessment of executives and non-executive directors, and the development of owner strategies.